The One about the Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Museum in Kita

When it comes to American industrialists, we are familiar with Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford, Howard Hughes to name a few. In Japan, one name that is quite well-known is Shibusawa Eiichi (Shibusawa is his family name).  Known as the father of Japanese capitalism, he spearheaded the introduction of Western capitalism to Japan after the Meiji Restoration. Shibusawa is known for introducing double entry accounting, joint stock corporations and modern note-issuing […]