Israel & Japan: Konnichi Wa to Collaboration, Sayonara to Stagnation

VC Cafe

Japan is the world’s #3 economy…but not for Israel. They join six other Japanese multinationals in the Japan MNC program administered by the Israel Innovation Authority- Terumo, Panasonic, NEC, Ricoh, NTT, DNP and Fujitsu. These should be protected in Japan.”

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Customer Development in Japan: a History Lesson

Steve Blank

The Japanese edition of The Startup Owner’s Manual hit the bookstores in Japan this week. I asked Tsutsumi-san to write a guest post for my blog to describe his experience with Customer Development in Japan. Evangelizing Customer Development in Japan.

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7 Strategies To Prepare For Global Market Challenges

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully.

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More global innovation

deal architect

Mexico Technology on the ICE Train – Germany Shipping ice cream globally – US, China Big Data of Long Lives – Italy, Greece, Japan Nokia alumni. Globalization and Technology Innovation from around the globe'' iElevation – Nepal A museum or a library?

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7 Keys To Market Growth - Think Global, But Act Local

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully.

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Artificial Intelligence And Global Ethics

YoungUpstarts

and Russia have a combined 13,800 nuclear bombs, many 10x more powerful than those dropped on Japan. Geo-engineering: These solutions will be able to manipulate large-scale, global environmental processes that affect the entire earth’s climate.

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5 Benefits Of Expanding Your Business Into Global Markets

YoungUpstarts

Business is not local anymore, it’s global, and those looking to become Fortune 500 companies must expand beyond to really get ahead. The more you can diversify your business portfolio the better, which is why many global businesses became global.

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Entrepreneurs Should Rollout Local, But Plan Global

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully.

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Taking Your Startup Global

ReadWriteStart

Every online startup has a global presence, whether that’s its goal or not. With headquarters in both San Francisco and Bangalore, India, Sheth says the decision to go global was a no-brainer: “Since there is no physical product shipping, we decided to be open to the world.

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Taking Your Startup Global

ReadWriteStart

Every online startup has a global presence, whether that’s its goal or not. With headquarters in both San Francisco and Bangalore, India, Sheth says the decision to go global was a no-brainer: “Since there is no physical product shipping, we decided to be open to the world.

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Entrepreneurs Need to Think Global From Day One

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully.

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Crypto is Global

thebarefootvc

Very few countries have passed legislation on the topic — Japan being one of them. Japan officially allowed bitcoin as a means of payment when it passed the Digital Currency Act in March 2017 (which began the price rise of bitcoin last year). Last week, Japan’s Financial Services Agency raided the offices of Coincheck, the exchange that was recently hacked to the tune of $500M. The post Crypto is Global appeared first on The Barefoot VC.

Taking Your Startup Global

ReadWriteStart

Every online startup has a global presence, whether that’s its goal or not. With headquarters in both San Francisco and Bangalore, India, Sheth says the decision to go global was a no-brainer: “Since there is no physical product shipping, we decided to be open to the world.

Global Multichannel Consumer Behaviour (Research/Purchase) Analysis

Occam's Razor

It is a repository of global data that has as its primary purpose to quantify the role of digital in the consumer journey from research to purchase. Global Multichannel Consumer Behaviour (Research/Purchase) Analysis is a post from: Occam's Razor by Avinash Kaushik.

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SMEs Are Riding Global Wave of eCommerce – But Logistics Concerns See Many Swimming Against Tide

YoungUpstarts

Online shopping is booming and will continue to grow exponentially – the global online retail market now tops $1 trillion a year and is set to double within four years. By Dr. Karen Reddington, President of FedEx Express, South Pacific.

[Causes] Relief 2.0 – Bringing Relief Through Social Entrepreneurship

YoungUpstarts

Their mission is to empower local communities impacted by disaster to generate wealth and become self-sustainable, connecting them with local and global markets where disaster survivors sell goods and services so they can generate wealth and not depend on donations.

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Mobile is Global

Austin Startup

Intellectually, most people “get&# that the market for mobile technology and apps is a global one. Today, the appconomy is a more global phenomenon than ever, where time zones and national boundaries still exist in fact, but in practice mean less and less to our work and leisure time.

Logistics: A Game-Changer For The Evolving Global e-Commerce Market

YoungUpstarts

Whether it’s secure payment, returns, last mile, cross-border – or a multitude of others such as fulfilment, tracking, transport, even shopping cart management, each element is part of a highly complex ecosystem supported by logistics which is the engine of global e-commerce.

State of the Digital Music Industry 2014: An Insider’s View

VC Cafe

In fact, digital will drive growth this year in 10 of the 20 largest global music markets. AKB48 in Japan…Is this the future of music? One anomaly worth noting is Japan, where a bundling strategy helped increase CD sales last year by 3% to $4.3

Going Global At Launch: Tips For Building A Micro-Multinational Startup

ReadWriteStart

In our hyper-competitive global economy, startups are just as likely to find their first customers in Paris, France, as in Paris, Texas. More importantly for startups, “global firms received more than twice as much funding from venture capitalists as firms with U.S.-only

Web 3.0+: The Hyperconnected Global Internet

thebarefootvc

I overviewed the growth of the global internet and penetration, noting that the future of the Web was going to be driven by emerging countries, as mobile connectivity continues to be more ubiquitous and the West is largely penetrated. Globalization of the Internet. We also have the experience of the Arab Spring, Japan earthquake and, more recently, Occupy Wall Street in the past year to highlight how global the Web has become.

3 Steps Brands Can Take To Boost Bottom Line By Creating Behavior Change

YoungUpstarts

Japan’s recent black light experiment showing how quickly germs and viruses like the coronavirus can spread at a restaurant in the absence of handwashing and social distancing is an example.

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Financial Literacy Across Asia Declining: Mastercard

YoungUpstarts

Japan remains rooted at bottom spot. While developed markets tend to rank higher than emerging ones, Japan remains a curious outlier staying in the bottom spot for the 3rd consecutive year. OECD figures show that compared to its G7 peers, Japan’s household savings rate is 0.6%

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8 Tips On Intercultural Communication And International Etiquette To Create Successful Business Relationships In Asia

YoungUpstarts

author of “ Access to Asia: Your Multicultural Guide to Building Trust, Inspiring Respect, and Creating Long-Lasting Business Relationships “ To succeed in the global economy, business leaders have to be culturally in tune with their Asian counterparts. By Sharon Schweitzer, J.D.,

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[Singapore][Competition] Rakuten Startup Challenge

YoungUpstarts

It also recently announced a US$10 million ‘Rakuten Asia Startup Fund’ in April earlier this year, signalling its recognition in Asia’s potential booming e-commerce market even as it seeks to expand its operations outside Japan.

These Are The Most Exciting FinTechs To Emerge In Southeast Asia

YoungUpstarts

Quoine is a cryptocurrency company based in Singapore, with operations in Vietnam and Japan. One major force driving the growth of the global financial service industry is e-commerce. Financial services is one of the fastest growing industries all across the world.

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How Esports Attracts Investors

YoungUpstarts

In Japan, for example, esports has become so popular that ‘Japanese publisher Konami is currently constructing a new building in the capital city of Tokyo dedicated to its esports efforts’.

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PayPal Launches Online Small Business Resource, Passport

YoungUpstarts

Online payment solution provider PayPal has announced the launch of PassPort , a web resource designed to help small businesses – especially those that have a heavy reliance on online commerce – by providing them advice and free tools to expand their global sales.

SAP Opens Its Fourth APAC Co-Innovation Lab In Singapore

YoungUpstarts

(L) Dr. Axel Saleck, Vice President, Global SAP Co-Innovation Labs Network, and Bronwyn Hastings, Senior Vice President, SAP Ecosystem and Channels, Asia Pacific Japan. It’s also the eighth of a global network of similar SAP co-innovation facilities around the world.

Online Exports A Potential Bright Spot For Singapore SMEs: PayPal

YoungUpstarts

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore facing critical challenges in doing business in-country – with its manpower crunch, high rental costs and small domestic market – may want to consider exploring participating in the global e-commerce market, says PayPal.

Prepare Your Startup Now for International Markets

Startup Professionals Musings

New entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, from day one. This approach, popularly known as “glocalization,” means you have to design and deliver global solutions that have total relevance to every local market in which you operate. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step of the process: Pick your company and product names carefully. Find global sources now.

[Asia] Lots of Buttons Sews Up Startup Asia’s Startup Arena Competition

YoungUpstarts

Lots of Buttons took home the grand prize of US$10,000, as well as a fully-paid trip to Tokyo, Japan, to attend Global Brain ‘s annual Global Brain Alliance Forum (GBAF). E-commerce in Asia is big , and rapidly growing.

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Mitsui Ventures Invests $3 Million in MoMinis

VC Cafe

Mitsui Ventures is a global venture capital fund based in Japan, providing seed and early stage capital for startups interested in penetrating the lucrative Japanese market.

Mitsui Ventures Invests $3 Million in MoMinis

VC Cafe

Mitsui Ventures is a global venture capital fund based in Japan, providing seed and early stage capital for startups interested in penetrating the lucrative Japanese market.

[Singapore] Job Satisfaction No Indication Of Job Loyalty: LinkedIn

YoungUpstarts

This was in comparison to a global average of about. “ Jim’s leaving the company? But I thought he was happy here! At least, that’s what he was always telling us.

CNC Production In China – A Rising Trend

YoungUpstarts

The industrialized countries such as Europe, America and Japan have completed the industrialization of CNC machine tools, and China started from the 1980s and is now in the development stage. WayKen is a global rapid prototype and manufacturing company.

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Is Google Letting Women In Business Down?

YoungUpstarts

While things haven’t always been this way, it’s commonly understood pretty globally these days that in order to grow a successful business, it’s advantageous to build a diverse workforce who can bring their own ideas and innovations to the table.

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Coronavirus: Will It Boost the Adoption Of Remote Work?

Transformify

Global airline revenues are expected to fall by $4-5 billion in the first quarter of 2020 as a result of flight cancellations, according to a report from the UN’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). ICAO also forecasts that Japan could lose $1.29

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Mitsui Ventures Invests $3 Million in MoMinis

VC Cafe

Mitsui Ventures is a global venture capital fund based in Japan, providing seed and early stage capital for startups interested in penetrating the lucrative Japanese market.

Viber Amasses Over 50 Million Users Across Asia

YoungUpstarts

Mobile communications technology platform Viber , this week announced that it has hit 160 million users globally, of which over 50 million come from Asia and growing.

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Seven Keys to Strategic Startup “Glocalization”

Startup Professionals Musings

Entrepreneurs who want to survive, and optimize the growth of their startups, need to think globally, and act locally, popularly known as “glocalization.” That means you have to design and deliver global solutions that have total relevance to every local market in which you operate.

Mitsui Ventures Invests $3 Million in MoMinis

VC Cafe

Mitsui Ventures is a global venture capital fund based in Japan, providing seed and early stage capital for startups interested in penetrating the lucrative Japanese market.

Expanding To Asia: 5 Tips For Tackling the World’s Largest Market

YoungUpstarts

But, in today’s global market, the booming economy, massive population, mobile adoption and growing middle make Asia an attractive—and fully attainable—prospect for virtually any young upstart. by Jay Eum, co-founder and Managing Director of TransLink Capital.

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