Japan to relax rules for startup visas, seeking foreign talent

TOKYO, May 18 (Nikkei) - Japan aims to foster its startup market by relaxing rules for foreigners seeking startup visas, including by letting private companies handle part of the screening process.

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry will revise the rules as early as summer. Startup visas are intended for foreigners who expect to open a business in Japan within one year of arriving. ...continue reading