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NEST 2017 will host a strong lineup of speakers and events.

Watching Science Fiction Become Science Fact

Discovering more about what the future might hold was what got together global leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators earlier this month at the New Economy Summi...
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What Makes the Perfect Startup Pitch?

Next week, I’m in Tokyo for the NEST (New Economy Summit) 2016 and I’ve been given the opportunity to be a judge at the annual NEST Startup Challenge. Attend...
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Celebrating Makers at SXSW with The Grommet

Timing is everything. At The Grommet we understand this quite well. It took far longer than our stress levels would’ve liked for our mission of leveling the pla...
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Focus on Digital Entrepreneurs

The introduction of digital technologies and creation of a digital sphere is not only a major change for business but also something that will facilitate ever f...
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Rakuten Future Forum Taiwan: Highlights

Check out the highlights from Rakuten Future Forum Taiwan, where entrepreneurs, business leaders and experts gathered to discuss the future of technology in...
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Hiroshi Mikitani at Business Insider IGNITION

UPDATE: Mickey discusses his future plans for Rakuten in a video from Business Insider on the IGNITION 2015 conference. (Please note that clicking on the link w...
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Harnessing innovation for social change

When technology leaders get together, they can create a powerful force for change. But translating good intentions into real results can be challenging. How can...