Jan.20 — Yoshito Hori, managing partner of venture capital firm Globis Capital Partners, discusses former Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japan and his views on the tech startup scene in Tokyo. He speaks with Anna Edwards on “Bloomberg Markets” from the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
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Japan is divided into 47 administrative prefectures and eight traditional regions. The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world, with more than 37.4 million residents.
Japan is a great power and a member of numerous international organizations, including the United Nations (since 1956), the OECD, and the G7. Japan is a leader in the automotive and electronics industries.
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Tokyo, Japan’s busy capital, mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers to historic temples. The opulent Meiji Shinto Shrine is known for its towering gate and surrounding woods. The Imperial Palace sits amid large public gardens.
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The World Economic Forum, based in Cologny, Geneva Canton, Switzerland, is an international NGO, founded in 1971. The WEF’s mission is stated as “committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas”.