Category: Entrepreneurship

TokyoMate x BIJ Clubhouse: Solving Pain-Points for Foreign Execs in Tokyo

TokyoMate x BIJ Clubhouse: Solving Pain-Points for Foreign Execs in Tokyo

Did you miss the Clubhouse event? Get the quick recap of incisive insights on how TokyoMate is changing the landscape for foreign executives doing business in Japan.
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TokyoMate Team
TokyoMate Team  Executive Updates
From Both Sides of the Table: An Inside Look at 3 Phases of a Successful M&A
Business, Entrepreneurship June 9th, 2021

From Both Sides of the Table: An Inside Look at 3 Phases of a Successful M&A

You can’t go out there and say, “I’m going to sell a company,” because companies are bought, but they aren’t being sold. Here are the 3 phases of a successful M&A. 
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Fuminori Gunji
Fuminori Gunji Chief Executive Officer
Lessons from Airbnb's Startup Story: To Scale, Do Things That Don't Scale
Business, Entrepreneurship June 3rd, 2021

Lessons from Airbnb's Startup Story: To Scale, Do Things That Don't Scale

A foundational key to Airbnb's early success? "Don't start by wanting to scale. Don't aim for five stars out of five. Ask yourself what you can do to get six, seven, or eleven stars."
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Fuminori Gunji
Fuminori Gunji Chief Executive Officer
How to Check for Top-Performing Team Players: A Simple 5-Point Guide
Business, Entrepreneurship May 27th, 2021

How to Check for Top-Performing Team Players: A Simple 5-Point Guide

Who to hire to build a high-performing team in Japan and the questions to ask to pinpoint the right people for the job. A straightforward 5-point guide.
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Fuminori Gunji
Fuminori Gunji Chief Executive Officer
How to Start Your Import Business in Japan: Regulations Overview
Business, Entrepreneurship May 14th, 2021

How to Start Your Import Business in Japan: Regulations Overview

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
3 Case Studies of Successful Foreign Companies in Japan
Business, Entrepreneurship May 13th, 2021

3 Case Studies of Successful Foreign Companies in Japan

What does an effective business strategy for Japan look like? Foreign brands must be courageous, determined, and highly adaptable.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
6 Articles for Rethinking Effective Business Strategy for Japan
Business, Entrepreneurship May 5th, 2021

6 Articles for Rethinking Effective Business Strategy for Japan

Let go of deadweight, discover alternatives to under-performing methods, and streamline your processes to gain a significant, competitive advantage for your business in Japan.
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TokyoMate Team
TokyoMate Team  Executive Updates
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