Japanese startups channel the Samurai spirit



The New York Times profiles a growing ecosystem for entrepreneurs and startups in Japan. Though, all of these “where’s the next Silicon Valley” articles always make the inevitable comparison to the Valley:

The 20-somethings in jeans sipping espresso and tapping on laptops at this Tokyo business incubator would look more at home in Silicon Valley than in Japan, where for years the surest signs of success were the gray suits of its corporate salarymen.

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