A report into Japan’s young, high-growth companies has found local corporations are buying relatively few domestic start-ups and could become a more important part of the entrepreneurial ecosystem as they seem to have created more value than traditional venture capital firms. See the linked powerpoint slides here.

The US-Japan Innovation and Entrepreneurship Council, an organization sponsored by the two countries’ governments, said: “While additional research will be needed, early indications are that in Japan corporate venture-backed startups…

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