Category: Entrepreneurship

Effective Startup Strategy for Japan and Anywhere: Q&A with Jay Winder
Business, Entrepreneurship April 9th, 2021

Effective Startup Strategy for Japan and Anywhere: Q&A with Jay Winder

Proven, executable insights on effective strategy for startups in Japan—and anywhere, from Jay Winder, founder of multiple tech companies in Tokyo.
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TokyoMate Team
TokyoMate Team  Executive Updates
Your Japan Starter Pack for Growing Your Business
Business, Entrepreneurship March 8th, 2021

Your Japan Starter Pack for Growing Your Business

A list of the essential English-speaking businesses to help you start and grow your business in Japan.
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TokyoMate Team
TokyoMate Team  Executive Updates
How to Master the Art of Delegating to Your Assistant

How to Master the Art of Delegating to Your Assistant

Master the art of delegation with these 5 mindsets, based on tips and advice from C-suite executives and leaders.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Bringing Your VR/MR/AR Company to Japan—What to Know in 2021
Business, Entrepreneurship January 14th, 2021

Bringing Your VR/MR/AR Company to Japan—What to Know in 2021

With another pandemic year here and more stay-at-home orders on the horizon, interest in virtual reality and mixed reality is growing, providing a ready backdrop for those considering bringing their VR/MR/AR company to Japan. 
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
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 Research Specialist
Opening a Consultation Service in Japan—2 Crucial Hurdles to Clear
Business, Entrepreneurship January 8th, 2021

Opening a Consultation Service in Japan—2 Crucial Hurdles to Clear

Thinking of opening a consultation service in Tokyo? The good news is there are no requirements outside of the regular procedures for opening a business in Japan. However, how successful your business will be will depend on some key factors.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Bringing Your SaaS Business to Japan—Essential Points to Consider
Business, Entrepreneurship 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 Research Specialist
Want to Enter Japan’s Market with Your Business? A Quick Overview
Business, Entrepreneurship December 24th, 2020

Want to Enter Japan’s Market with Your Business? A Quick Overview

Here’s a quick run-through of the primary activities you will need to complete for your business to enter Japan’s market successfully.  
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
What To Know Before Launching Your Import Business in Japan
Business, Entrepreneurship December 14th, 2020

What To Know Before Launching Your Import Business in Japan

Interested in importing goods for sale in Japan? Before you invest in inventory for your import business, find out the regulations governing the goods you wish to sell. 
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
How to Switch to a Virtual Office in Japan
Business, Entrepreneurship December 7th, 2020

How to Switch to a Virtual Office in Japan

Ready to say good-bye to high office leases? In this article, we cover how can you shift your company over to a fully remote work office.
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer