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Why Japanese ‘unicorns’ are an endangered species

Twelve months ago, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe set out an audacious goal: producing at least 20 tech “unicorns” within five years. How is Asia’s No. 2 economy doing? Poorly, according to international league tables. One, from CB Insights, puts Japan’s tally of private startups valued over $1 billion at a paltry two. China blows […]

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