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Gen Isayama: It's time for Japan to nurture its own 'unicorn' startups

More risk taking could be good for cash-rich corporations

Mercari, an e-commerce marketplace for secondhand goods, is the only known Japanese entity that qualifies as a unicorn.

The hottest topic in Silicon Valley is the rise of the so-called unicorns -- privately-held tech companies valued at $1 billion or more.

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