Japan's Top University Embraces Silicon-Valley Spirit

University of Tokyo fosters startups as country’s tech industry confronts challenges

"Plenty of students enter Stanford not planning to become entrepreneurs, but by interacting with so many alumni and ecosystem players, they get interested," said Kenji Kushida, a researcher at Stanford who leads a project that seeks to help Japan build closer connections to Silicon Valley and learn from it.

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