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The best news Japan has had in years can save Yoshihide Suga

Kathy Matsui and Masayoshi Son add firepower to the local startup scene

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Kathy Matsui says she wants "to create a movement." (Photo by Yukinori Okamura)

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

If Yoshihide Suga is paying attention, here is how Japan's embattled prime minister can hold onto power and jolt Japan's economy: lean into the venture capital revolution now afoot in Tokyo.

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