【Seminar】How to start a business in Japan

Tue, 18 Jun 2024 18:30 - 20:30 JST

WeWork Shinagawa

〒108-0074 Takanawa 4-10-18 13F Minato-ku, Tokyo


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Drinks and simple snacks will be available at the event


Event Details

Join us for an interactive info session on Starting a Business in Japan on June 18th(Tue)from 18:30 ✨

Have you ever wondered:

  • How should I prepare before hiring my first employee?
  • What paperwork do I need to submit and at what timing?
  • Who can I ask for help with this process?

If so, this event is for you!

We're bringing the Tokyo Employment Consultation Center(TECC)and Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center(TOSBEC)in to help you learn more about the different ways you can start a business in Japan, whether it be as a Freelancer, Entrepreneur, or otherwise. All event participants will be able to ask questions directly to our guests during the event as well.

Join us if you are:

  • a Freelancer who is looking to incorporate or start up a business
  • a new Business Owner / Startup Founder
  • looking to hire your first employee

Date:Tuesday, June 18th
Venue:WeWork Shinagawa

Take the Takanawa Exit of Shinagawa Station, head toward Wing Takanawa, do not enter the mall, but go up Tsugezaka slope on the right side of Wing Takanawa, and the office entrance is on your left. Please take the elevator for high-rise to the 13th floor.

Event Timetable
18:30 Doors Open
18:45 TECC & TOSBEC Introductions
19:00 Talk Session + Q&A
19:30 FAQ Panel Discussion
19:45 Networking
20:30 Event End

※ Above schedule may change depending on various factors

《Additional Note》
We'll be taking photos and videos during the event to be used for event recap and future promotional purposes. If you prefer to not be in the photographs, please let a staff member know during the event.


Guest Speakers

Tetsuro Kurata
Labor and Social Security Attorney

Reika Mochida
Labor and Social Security Attorney

About TECC

Tokyo Employment Consultation Center(TECC) is established to support entrepreneurs and business growth of startups and newly-formed companies by providing a free consultation from a team of professionals including Lawyers and Labor and Social Security Attorneys with extensive experience in the area of labor management.
They will give advices by using employment guidelines which clarifying employment rules and regulation, to help prevent individual labor-related disputes.


Guest Speaker

Isao Ohashi
Small and Medium Enterprise Consultant

After graduating from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Tokyo, he worked in the financial sector and is currently employed in the telecommunications industry. He completed his MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. As a certified SME management consultant, he is involved in supporting subsidy applications, writing, and giving lectures in fields such as business strategy, financial analysis, and SDGs.


The Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center unifies the procedures that foreign companies and start-ups need to complete to establish a business. This is a first for our country. Through personalized service provided by staff knowledgeable in administrative procedures and experts, the center helps to facilitate the prompt completion of various filing procedures required when starting a business, including those for certification of articles of incorporation, company registration and notification of incorporation, taxes, social security, and immigration. Furthermore, to meet the needs of companies, the center also offers support for electronic applications as well as interpretation and translation services in several languages.

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