Category: Business

Your Company Incorporation in Japan: The Essential Primer
Business, Essential Checklists March 4th, 2021

Your Company Incorporation in Japan: The Essential Primer

The key decisions to make pre-paperwork, common pitfalls to avoid, and a step-by-step checklist to guide you on your journey.
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
Cash Handout Japan 2021 for Businesses Affected by 2nd Lockdown
Business February 18th, 2021

Cash Handout Japan 2021 for Businesses Affected by 2nd Lockdown

Find out if your business is eligible for the government's aid for mitigating the impact of the second state-of-emergency notice.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
Your Company's Phone Number: Who Answers It?  
Virtual Assistant, Business February 11th, 2021

Your Company's Phone Number: Who Answers It?  

In Japan, a recent survey shows customers have a distinct preference for speaking to a real person. Here's what that means for your Japan-based company or service.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
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, Professional Services 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 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 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 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