Category: Entrepreneurship

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
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
16 English Sites & Blogs to Know for Doing Business in Japan in 2021
Business, Entrepreneurship, Life in Japan September 1st, 2021

16 English Sites & Blogs to Know for Doing Business in Japan in 2021

For when you don’t want fluff. Where to go for meaningful reads and interesting commentary on Japan’s business scene. 
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TokyoMate Team
TokyoMate Team  Executive Updates
6 Mindset-Shifting Reads for Entrepreneurs and Startups Curated by TokyoMate's CEO
Business, Entrepreneurship August 24th, 2021

6 Mindset-Shifting Reads for Entrepreneurs and Startups Curated by TokyoMate's CEO

Bookmark this page if you're looking for practical, serviceable advice as you get ready to launch your business or startup. 6 mindset-shifting books to fill up your TBR list. 
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Fuminori Gunji
Fuminori Gunji Chief Executive Officer
Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka—the Startup Accelerator Program to Know About Today
Business, Entrepreneurship August 23rd, 2021

Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka—the Startup Accelerator Program to Know About Today

Startupbootcamp (SBC) is a global organization supporting early-stage tech founders through programs that grant access to relevant investors and partners. Find out about their Scale Osaka program.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
Trend Report: Survey Shows Awareness of SDGs in Japan at 50%

Trend Report: Survey Shows Awareness of SDGs in Japan at 50%

The survey measured awareness of keywords and daily consumption behaviors related to the SDGs and interest in and experience with ethical consumption and sustainability.
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
How to Get Good at Coding, Stay Motivated, and More with James Whelton
Entrepreneurship, Interviews August 11th, 2021

How to Get Good at Coding, Stay Motivated, and More with James Whelton

The challenges that young Japanese coders face, how to get good and stay motivated, the advantages of being project-oriented, the best programming advice he’s ever received, and more!
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TokyoMate Team
TokyoMate Team  Executive Updates