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Mickey Mikitani, Representative Director of JANE and Chairman and CEO of Rakuten, kicked off NEST 2017 by encouraging participants to "see around the corner."

The sights and sounds of NEST 2017

In April, the Rakuten.Today team attended NEST 2017 in Tokyo, an annual summit organized by the Japan Association of New Economy (JANE) that brings together glo...
Ewa Szymanska of the Rakuten Institute of Technology in Singapore spearheaded the project.

Why Singapore is hot for startups

It’s an exciting time for Singapore. The tech industry in the country has been growing strongly over the past few years, and it’s now becoming one of the major ...
Hiroshi Mikitani, chairman and chief executive officer of Rakuten Inc. speaks during a press conference announcing the earning results for Q4 of fiscal year 2013 on February 14, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. *** Local Caption *** Hiroshi Mikitani

Hiroshi Mikitani on Global Expansion

  Hiroshi “Mickey” Mikitani on global expansion and how Viber and Ebates fit into the future of the Rakuten ecosystem. From his appearance onstage i...
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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...