On December 4th, 2019, Tetsu Nakamura, the greatest Japanese supporter in Afghanistan passed away.

Tetsu is a doctor, devoting over 30 years of his life for Afghanistan, digging over 1,600 wells to provide drinkable water, installing over 25 km of irrigation canal for people, and delivering what people really need…

My friend is literally like a “library”.

He is 10 years older than me, currently working in education industry, reading books all the time (read over 3,000+ books) and writing book reviews occasionally.

Project about “time”

Three years ago, we were working on a project about “time”.

Time is the only resource that…

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Many organizations promote themselves as “one-stop”. There are so many “one-stop” centers — that means that the one-stop often covers one topic in one place, but there are always entrepreneurs stuck in holes that nobody covers.

They need a support that allow them to pivot, adjust and accelerate.

The support…

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As Shibuya Startup Support (SSS) announced, Shibuya city started providing the 1-year startup visa for entrepreneurs planning to launch a business for the following fields :

  • Health, Medical, Welfare
  • Environment/Energy
  • Food/Agriculture/Forestry/Fisheries
  • Information Technologies
  • Culture/Art
  • Fashion

Startup Welcome Service (SWS) will support the seamless support including startup visa application, incorporation process…

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International entrepreneurs holding visa always have chicken and the egg problem when they start a business, find an office, or transition the visa.

The legal system in Japan assigns these administrative tasks to different “national certified” consultants. For instance,

  • Immigration : “certified” Administrative Scrivener / 申請取次行政書士
  • Office : “registered” Real-estate…

Miho Tanaka

Startup Work Inc.

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