To promote the regrowth of Japan and pursue solutions for a wide range of problems, we devote our full effort to supporting the evolution of Japan's growth industry sectors.
1 Japan's GDP growth in 2019 (annual percentage) ranked 196th out of 235 countries, according to economic data of the World Bank as of date accessed, 06/10/2021.
2 IMF data from the World Economic Outlook Database, accessed 06/10/2021.
3 Figures for the numbers of unicorn companies are taken from Statista, "Number of unicorns worldwide as of April 2021, by country," accessed 06/10/2021.
4 Figures for the numbers of Japanese companies are taken from Startup DB: Companies valued at 100 billion yen or more (as of 07/19/2021).
Ever since the company was founded, for Startups has based its work on support for human resources, with the goal of developing infrastructure that will support growth industries over the medium to long term.
We are beginning to extend support in terms of financial resources, in addition to human resources, and we consider the fiscal year ending March 2022 to be an inaugural year for hybrid capital.