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
The Mental Health Challenges of Being a Foreigner in Japan and How TELL Helps
Life in Japan, Interviews August 25th, 2021

The Mental Health Challenges of Being a Foreigner in Japan and How TELL Helps

Everything expats should know about TELL, the hotline & counseling service, saving lives and championing better mental health in Japan. 
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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
Q&A with Kiyoshi Matsumoto on the Misconceptions and Struggles of Modern Japan
Interviews, Life in Japan August 17th, 2021

Q&A with Kiyoshi Matsumoto on the Misconceptions and Struggles of Modern Japan

Cross-cultural specialist Kiyoshi Matsumoto on Japan’s feudalist past and how it shows up in present-day Japan, the bizarre movement of 1867, and what Japan can—and should—do better.  
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TokyoMate Team
TokyoMate Team  Executive Updates
Software Updates #01: Mail Forwarding + Autopay Functions, Hooray!
Software Updates August 12th, 2021

Software Updates #01: Mail Forwarding + Autopay Functions, Hooray!

In fact, this isn’t the first update to our software—not by a long shot. But it is the first time we’re featuring updates on our blog! 
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TokyoMate Team  Executive Updates
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