Category: Business

Kokoro Media’s Editor Talks About Her Process, How She Chooses What to Publish, And More
Business, Interviews September 21st, 2021

Kokoro Media’s Editor Talks About Her Process, How She Chooses What to Publish, And More

What is it like as an editor of a media company in Japan? How does one choose which stories to pursue and publish? And much more. 
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TokyoMate Team
TokyoMate Team  Executive Updates
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
The Strategist Behind Mentos Japan on His Favorite Marketing Touchstones and More!
Business, Marketing, Interviews September 13th, 2021

The Strategist Behind Mentos Japan on His Favorite Marketing Touchstones and More!

What people often get wrong about marketing, the most recent marketing campaign that caught his eye + prompted action, and much more.
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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
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
An Etiquette Guide for Best Outcomes with a Virtual Assistant Service
Business, Virtual Assistant August 31st, 2021

An Etiquette Guide for Best Outcomes with a Virtual Assistant Service

Communication best-practices for stellar outcomes and happy assistants! Read this before handing off your next task.
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TokyoMate Team
TokyoMate Team  Executive Updates
Showdown: Japan's Digital Agency versus Showa-Era IT 
Business, Life in Japan August 30th, 2021

Showdown: Japan's Digital Agency versus Showa-Era IT 

Digitization in Japan—1 piece of the story so far. Here’s what happened, what needs fixing, and what happens next.
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
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