Software Updates #02: Auto-Open and Managing Subscriptions
Software Updates September 28th, 2021

Software Updates #02: Auto-Open and Managing Subscriptions

It’s been over a month since our first-ever software update, and we’re aiming to make this regular because the updates keep rolling out…
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TokyoMate Team
TokyoMate Team  Executive Updates
Notable Japanese on Obsessions, Failures, and First-hand Lessons
Life in Japan September 23rd, 2021

Notable Japanese on Obsessions, Failures, and First-hand Lessons

10 celebrated Japanese and their thoughts on where to focus your obsession, how to recover from failure, the power of first-hand lessons, and much more.
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
Kokoro Media’s Editor Talks About Her Process, How She Chooses What to Publish, And More
Business, Interviews September 21st, 2021

Kokoro Media’s Editor Talks About Her Process, How She Chooses What to Publish, And More

What is it like as an editor of a media company in Japan? How does one choose which stories to pursue and publish? And much more. 
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TokyoMate Team
TokyoMate Team  Executive Updates
4 Lessons from Satoru Iwata: Nintendo’s CEO, Programmer, and Gamer 
Business, Entrepreneurship September 15th, 2021

4 Lessons from Satoru Iwata: Nintendo’s CEO, Programmer, and Gamer 

Satoru Iwata was not only a brilliant programmer and innovator—but also famously a forward-thinking strategist regarding the future of Nintendo and its userbase.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
Women in Podcasting in Japan & the Shows to Know in 2021 
Business, Entrepreneurship, Life in Japan September 14th, 2021

Women in Podcasting in Japan & the Shows to Know in 2021 

For all your listening needs, English-language podcasts by women living or working in Japan. Refresh your listening feed with these amazing finds.
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TokyoMate Team
TokyoMate Team  Executive Updates
The Strategist Behind Mentos Japan on His Favorite Marketing Touchstones and More!
Business, Marketing, Interviews September 13th, 2021

The Strategist Behind Mentos Japan on His Favorite Marketing Touchstones and More!

What people often get wrong about marketing, the most recent marketing campaign that caught his eye + prompted action, and much more.
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TokyoMate Team
TokyoMate Team  Executive Updates
A Short List of Trusted Bilingual Accounting Firms in Tokyo
Money Matters September 12th, 2021

A Short List of Trusted Bilingual Accounting Firms in Tokyo

Here is our shortlist of trusted bilingual accounting firms in Tokyo that have third-party reviews on various sites, Google Place ratings, or other word-of-mouth referrals. 
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Trend Analysis: Japan’s Star Startups Move HQ to Shared Office Spaces, Implications
Business, Entrepreneurship September 8th, 2021

Trend Analysis: Japan’s Star Startups Move HQ to Shared Office Spaces, Implications

Startups in tech and emerging fields are slashing office leases by either moving their HQ or a large portion of their workforce to shared office spaces. What’s going on here?
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Fuminori Gunji
Fuminori Gunji Chief Executive Officer
What Is a Virtual Mailbox Service in Japan? How to Benefit and What to Do
Business, Entrepreneurship September 7th, 2021

What Is a Virtual Mailbox Service in Japan? How to Benefit and What to Do

Did you know? Virtual office addresses can be used for Japanese company incorporation. Plus, with virtual mail software—no Japanese required.  
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
6 Essential Points Startups Should Know About Japan's Tax Regulations
Entrepreneurship, Money Matters September 6th, 2021

6 Essential Points Startups Should Know About Japan's Tax Regulations

Tax-related considerations that can either help you save on tax or help you have a better grasp of the Japanese tax system—advice for startups & entrepreneurs. 
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Julia Rivera
Julia Rivera Guest Author