Startups

Startups
Japan's biggest firms recycle cash piles into tech start-ups
Record levels of venture capital investment in Japan suggest that some of the nation's biggest companies are increasingly deploying some of their massive cash reserves into the country's fledgling tech start-up sector in a quest to create billion dollar tech "Unicorns".
SoftBank incubator steps up investment in Japanese AI
A Japanese incubator owned by SoftBank Group, is accelerating its investment into the country's artificial intelligence startups despite the verdict of its parent group's founder that Japan is "underdeveloped" in the cutting edge technology.