March 2019 Bulletin

Table of Contents

Features

The Merchant of Osaka

A demographic time bomb is squeezing Japan’s economy from all sides and threatening the future of its health care system. Kanoko Oishi has bet her career that she can help defuse the situation—with solutions that sound more like a whisper than a boom

The Fight Beyond

James Holt Green was sent to lead a secret mission in 1944 that the United States thought could end World War II. When the plan fell apart, a new challenge began: survive the Slovakian wilderness—and keep up the fight

The One That Got Away

VCs confess their biggest whiff—and what it taught them