Startup

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Daiz, Japan’s answer to Impossible Foods, secures $17M series B round

Daiz, Japan’s answer to Impossible Foods, secures $17M series B round

Kumamoto-based Daiz, the Japanese startup developing plant-based substitutes for meat products, announced on Monday that it has secured about 1.85 billion yen (about $17.1 million) in a series B round. Participating investors are Ajinomoto (TSE:2802), Marubeni (TSE:8002), Nippon Steel Trading (TSE:9810), Kanematsu (TSE:8020), Kanematsu Foods, ENEOS Innovation Partners, Kichiri Holdings (TSE:3082), Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Capital, […]

Motivation

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Motivation involves the biological, emotional, social, and cognitive forces that activate behavior

Different Motivations for Starting a New Business

Entrepreneurship is the creation of a new business venture by an individual who comes up with an innovative idea, organizes resources and sets up shop. People become entrepreneurs for various motives that include generating wealth, a vision of transforming people’s lives, autonomy and a sense of accomplishment. Creation of Wealth Being profitable is an inherent […]

Business

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Toshiba receives ¥2 tril acquisition offer from global fund

Toshiba receives ¥2 tril acquisition offer from global fund

Toshiba Corp says it is considering a preliminary acquisition proposal that would take the technology conglomerate private. Toshiba said Wednesday that it asked for more details on the proposal it received on Tuesday, was giving it “careful consideration” and would make an announcement “in due course.” Trading in the company’s shares was suspended. The major […]

Sports

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Gov't to let foreign athletes enter Japan under certain conditions

Olympic athletes won’t be forced to get COVID-19 vaccinations, says Bach

TOKYO International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said on Tuesday that athletes would not be forced to get COVID-19 vaccinations ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, but he said they should …