USA Today on January 23, 2007, venture capitalists invested $25.5 billion in 2006, a 12% increase from the $22.8 billion invested in 2005. The increase marks the biggest capital flow into start-up businesses since the dot-com crash raised concerns for venture capitalists five years ago. The increase was helped by a renewed boom of Internet start-ups, according to figures jointly released by a PricewaterhouseCoopers, Thomson Financial, and the National Venture Capital Association.
As the Japanese economy gradually improves, we can expect more entrepreneurs to embark on starting up businesses as well. そのとき、リスクを最小限に収めるためには会社を辞めずに起業することがもっとも望ましいことでしょう。週末起業フォーラム【無料】公式メルマガには、そんな安全性を重視しつつも「好きなこと」を追及して、それを自分だけのビジネスに展開する「週末起業家」となるノウハウと実体験が満載です。大きな収入を手に入れて、独立する人も続出しています。
Now, when entrepreneurs start up their own businesses, there are a few issues related to health insurance, workers’ compensation, and other insurances that they should be concerned with. Stayed tuned to WJA for more details.
Thinking about working in Japan? Preparing to move overseas almost becomes a full-time job in the final weeks of your departure. Many people quit their jobs weeks before so they can devote their time to preparation. But what about your health insurance? Short-term health insurance plans are a great solution. ↓
Below are links to Certified Social Insurance and Labor Consultants providing services in English. Also below are useful links related to working in Japan and links to women balancing career and personal happiness. WJA realizes and promotes women's increasing value in the labor market.