A Search for Unicorns and the Building of "Society 5.0"

Reuters Panel Discussion at WEF 2018

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Industry 4.0. Society 5.0 - behind the eye-catching titles and buzzwords, lies a fundamental shift in how economies may be structured in the future as industries and governments integrate AI, IoT, robotics, Big Data and other game-changing innovations into daily production processes to provide goods and services. But… as advanced economies struggle with ageing populations, low inflation and weak growth is fostering tech innovation. Are start-ups the answer for future development?

Business leaders and entrepreneurs came together at the World Economic Forum in Davos on the 24th January 2018, for a lively Reuters panel on fostering start-ups, tech hubs and venture capital culture. Our expert panel debated the importance of innovation, the threat of disruptive technologies, and whether start-ups can make both a profit and a difference to society. 

Find out more about how Japan is tackling social and economic challenges with ‘Society 5.0’ HERE

Watch the full discussion HERE