Bruce Einhorn

Billionaire Hiroshi Mikitani, chairman and chief executive officer of Rakuten Inc. and representative director of the Japan Association of New Economy, speaks at the New Economy Summit 2015 in Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. The conference, organized by the Japan Association of New Economy, concludes today. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Hiroshi Mikitani

Japan’s Rakuten is dreaming big

The Japanese shopping website operator, which owns a wide range of businesses including pro baseball and soccer teams, is trying to expand its reach across...