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2011 September



Dark Days Could Lead to Dawn of Japanese Entrepreneurship

By Debbie Howard


The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, or GEM has pointed out that in “2000-2009, Japan recorded one of the lowest rates of entrepreneurial activity amongst the world’s leading nations.” The GEM report from 2009 said that “Japan’s citizens exhibit the greatest fear of failure among the 20 innovation-driven economies the GEM analyzed, and ranked dead last in the number of citizens who perceive opportunities for entrepreneurship.”

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