Shinichi Takamiya, a partner at Japanese VC firm Globis Capital Partners, discusses the prospects for domestic start-ups and how venture investment in Japan stacks up against global counterparts
Q: What key trends do you see in Japanese venture capital right now? A: There has been a new boom in VC opportunities because a lot of start-ups are being established on the back of the mobile and internet...
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