Hisoka Maejima, the Father of Japan's Postal System 
Life in Japan, Entrepreneurship, Business December 7th, 2021

Hisoka Maejima, the Father of Japan's Postal System 

The man who established Japan’s postal system and helped to realize a modern Japan. 
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
User Cases: Who Can, Who Can’t Use a Virtual Office Address in Japan?
Life in Japan, Entrepreneurship, Business December 1st, 2021

User Cases: Who Can, Who Can’t Use a Virtual Office Address in Japan?

Who can use a virtual office address in Japan? Who can’t? And regulatory concepts that often hinder virtual address use.
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
Software Updates #04: Multiple Addresses + How to Secure Additional Time
How to Change the Corporate Address on Your Touki
Entrepreneurship, Business November 24th, 2021

How to Change the Corporate Address on Your Touki

How to register a company address change, the necessary paperwork to file, and how much it will cost to do it yourself or ask a specialist.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Brian Lim on Accelerator Success Markers, What’s Ahead for Osaka’s Startup Ecosystem, and More
Interviews, Entrepreneurship November 22nd, 2021

Brian Lim on Accelerator Success Markers, What’s Ahead for Osaka’s Startup Ecosystem, and More

Insights on the challenges founders face as they deal with “accelerator fatigue,” success metrics while running Scale Osaka’s accelerator program, and much more.
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TokyoMate Team
TokyoMate Team  Executive Updates
A Quick Guide to Tokyo’s Telework Promotion Subsidy
Business, Money Matters November 17th, 2021

A Quick Guide to Tokyo’s Telework Promotion Subsidy

Assess if you are eligible, what you can expect in terms of subsidy amounts, reporting guidelines, and how to apply.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
Lancers’ Report: The State of Freelancing in Japan in 2021
Business, Entrepreneurship, Life in Japan November 16th, 2021

Lancers’ Report: The State of Freelancing in Japan in 2021

Here’s what to know about current trends in freelancing and work styles in Japan, sourced from Lancers’ seventh annual fact-finding investigation. 
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
11 Useful Manga for Anyone Preparing to Work in Japan
Life in Japan, Business November 15th, 2021

11 Useful Manga for Anyone Preparing to Work in Japan

Here are 11 manga loved by Japanese for their depiction of Japanese work life. 
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Philippe Khin on Cracking Japan’s PR Visa in 4 Years, Founding SewaYou, and Much More
Entrepreneurship, Interviews, Life in Japan November 10th, 2021

Philippe Khin on Cracking Japan’s PR Visa in 4 Years, Founding SewaYou, and Much More

Philippe Khin, at only 25, cracked Japan’s permanent residence visa in 4 years—which usually takes 10 years to obtain. Read about his journey, his startup, and his inspiring work philosophy.
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TokyoMate Team
TokyoMate Team  Executive Updates
How to Bring Your SaaS Business to Japan: Key Concerns to Consider
Business, Entrepreneurship November 9th, 2021

How to Bring Your SaaS Business to Japan: Key Concerns to Consider

Thinking of bringing your software as a service (SaaS) business to Japan? Today, we take a brief look at key concerns when considering entry into Japan’s SaaS marketplace.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist