Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Japan is suffering from a severe labor shortage, with 50% of businesses operating without formal employees.

Japan is suffering from a severe labor shortage, with 50% of businesses operating without formal employees

Japan’s economy has recovered despite the new crown epidemic. This has exacerbated the labor shortage in non-manufacturing industries like catering and lodging. Judging from the proportion of companies that are understaffed, 50 % of companies lack formal employees, and nearly 30 % of companies lack informal employees, the highest proportions after the outbreak. The rise …

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Unicorns all over the world have had a painful decade.

Unicorns all over the world have had a “painful decade.”

The term “unicorn” has been used for 10 years to refer to privately held businesses with a valuation of over $1 billion that are not publicly traded. The “unicorns,” which have increased in number from 40 to more than 1,100, are currently encountering challenges due to monetary tightening, and many businesses have also experienced setbacks …

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