Future Forum

William Shakespeare in period clothing sitting in school desk with laptop computer shrugging at viewer.

Is coding the new Shakespeare?

How important is coding for the future digital entrepreneur? Coding is the language of commerce and innovation. Learning how to code is as important as learning...
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Spotlight on Rakuten Future Forum London

November 12, 2015 marked the launch of the Rakuten Future Forum event series. We are very excited to be spotlighting some of today's most important issues a...
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Is London the startup capital of Europe?

London is increasingly becoming recognised as the ideal destination to grow technology companies, with one of the biggest and most varied startup scenes. Having...
KOBE, JAPAN - OCTOBER 26: Gigantor Robot in Kobe, Japan on October 26, 2014. Built to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Great Hanshin earthquake, symbolises Kobe's revival and as a guardian from future disasters

Welcome to Rakuten Future Forum

Japan is a country that sets the bar with the highest standards in manufacturing and service excellence. Sony’s Walkman may no longer be ubiquitous, but you hav...