Freja

Founder and Author @TokyoTinyData. Capricorn. I write about startups and businesses launched by global citizens in Japan. Read about founders who launched businesses, and foreigners who built their careers in Japan.

How I Built This with Guy Raz

If you like to listen to podcasts, you probably at some point have seen or heard of this NPR series called "How I Built This with Guy Raz." Listening to successful...

Apps ready to disrupt Japan’s cashless payment space

6% (Japan) vs. 98.3% (China). These numbers are the usage rate of mobile payment according to an official report published by Bank of Japan (BOJ) in 2017. At 6%, the...

Free one-stop support for foreign startups

Why not start up a business in Tokyo, a city of endless possibilities? Invest Tokyo, an official program run by Tokyo Metropolitan Government aims to attract foreign founders to consider Tokyo...

Is Japan a good place to work in?

Hello, this is Freja @TokyoTinyData. I'd like to discuss whether or not Japan is a good place to work in. At the time of writing, I have been working and living in...

The Japanese Ways to Show You Care

Japanese culture values the art of being subtle. In Japan, the culture rewards people who are good at taking hints. This can mean to be careful not to inconvenience or...

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How I Built This with Guy Raz

If you like to listen to podcasts, you probably at some point have seen or heard of this NPR series called "How I Built This...

Apps ready to disrupt Japan’s cashless payment space

6% (Japan) vs. 98.3% (China). These numbers are the usage rate of mobile payment according to an official report published by Bank of Japan (BOJ)...

Free one-stop support for foreign startups

Why not start up a business in Tokyo, a city of endless possibilities? Invest Tokyo, an official program run by Tokyo Metropolitan Government aims to attract...

Is Japan a good place to work in?

Hello, this is Freja @TokyoTinyData. I'd like to discuss whether or not Japan is a good place to work in. At the time of writing, I have...

The Japanese Ways to Show You Care

Japanese culture values the art of being subtle. In Japan, the culture rewards people who are good at taking hints. This can mean to be...