Author: Kenichi Yamamoto

6 Top Picks: English-Speaking Maid and House Cleaning Services in Tokyo
Professional Services January 20th, 2021

6 Top Picks: English-Speaking Maid and House Cleaning Services in Tokyo

Weekly housekeeping can refresh your place and give you one less thing to think about. Take a look at your options for the highest-rated and most reviewed English-speaking maid and house cleaning services in Tokyo. Bookmark this page to assist you in finding a service that fits your needs.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Specialist
6 Japan-Based Startups That Show Promise Of Going Global 
Business, Entrepreneurship January 12th, 2021

6 Japan-Based Startups That Show Promise Of Going Global 

Japan's startups are looking to break new ground in 2021—evident in this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), one of the most influential tech events held annually. Here’s our selection of 6 Japanese startups exhibiting at CES 2021 that show promise of going global.    
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Specialist
Bringing Your SaaS Business to Japan—Essential Points to Consider
Business December 29th, 2020

Bringing Your SaaS Business to Japan—Essential Points to Consider

Thinking of bringing your software as a service (SaaS) business to Japan? This article takes a brief look at the current climate of SaaS businesses and key concerns to think about when considering entry into Japan’s SaaS marketplace. 
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Specialist
Japan’s Hometown Tax—How to Benefit and What to Do
Miscellaneous December 17th, 2020

Japan’s Hometown Tax—How to Benefit and What to Do

With tax season around the corner, our thoughts turn to furusato nouzei, Japan’s hometown tax system. Before 2020 is up, you can prepay some taxes to the city of your choice and get free goods in return. 
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Specialist
Not Your Usual Virtual Assistant Service — TokyoMate’s 5 Key Differences
Virtual Assistant December 11th, 2020

Not Your Usual Virtual Assistant Service — TokyoMate’s 5 Key Differences

 If you are looking for a service tailored to meet the needs of foreign business owners in Japan, here’s how TokyoMate does that in 5 key categories.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Specialist
5 Interesting Venture Companies and Startups in Japan to Watch
Business November 30th, 2020

5 Interesting Venture Companies and Startups in Japan to Watch

A careful look at successful venture-backed companies and startups in Japan can help you grasp future industry trends and opportunities where markets are expected to grow. 
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Specialist
Japan Is the 29th Easiest Country In Which To Do Business. Here’s What That Means
Business November 25th, 2020

Japan Is the 29th Easiest Country In Which To Do Business. Here’s What That Means

In the latest findings from the World Bank’s Doing Business 2020 publication (based on 2019 data), Japan ranked 29th in the Ease of Doing Business rankings. Today, we dive deep to discover the reasons behind this lackluster score. 
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Specialist
The 3 Types of Visas You Need to Start Your Business in Japan — and how to get one.
Business November 16th, 2020

The 3 Types of Visas You Need to Start Your Business in Japan — and how to get one.

Thinking of starting a business in Japan? Wondering what type of visa to apply for? Here’s what you need to know about visas for starting a business in Japan.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Specialist
A Quick-Start Guide to the Best Wine Bars in Tokyo 
Restaurants November 5th, 2020

A Quick-Start Guide to the Best Wine Bars in Tokyo 

Word-of-mouth referrals are often the best way to navigate the Tokyo wine bar scene. Another trusty method is through GuruNavi or Tabelog, Japan's Yelp-styled review sites for eateries and drinkeries nationwide. But to start you off in your hunt for the best wine bar in Tokyo, we’ve gathered 6 of our favorites for you to look over. 
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Specialist
Restaurants with Terrace Seats in Daikanyama
Restaurants, Daikanyama, Terrace seats October 7th, 2020

Restaurants with Terrace Seats in Daikanyama

If you're looking for delectable cuisine and outdoor seating in Daikanyama, look no further, because we're going to cover all of the best restaurants with terrace seats in the area in this article.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Specialist