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Japan to ease visa rules for startup bosses

Entrepreneurs in WeWork-style shared offices will now qualify

A foreign entrepreneur works at a shared office in Osaka.

TOKYO -- Japan will soon relax eligibility requirements for business manager visas, seeking to lure talented entrepreneurs in greater numbers.

The applicant currently must have a physical office for the business here. As early as September, a business owner renting shared office space will also qualify.

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