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Want to build up your business but do not know how?

Would like to know about how to launch your business?

Please stop by and learn a business launch in Tokyo!TOSBEC provides one-stop support to people seeking to launch a business in Tokyo.

About startup seminar

December 12th (Tuesday) 2:00PM(Doors open at 1:45PM)

Place : Shibuya Satellite Center

Q&A session with Administrative Scrivener (Certified Administrative Procedures Legal Specialist)

This session will be a Q & A session by administrative scrivener for those who aim for a business start up in Tokyo.
You can ask your questions regarding your administrative procedures to an expert who is specialized in company establishment procedure, application for authorization as well as visa application for foreign nationals.

Place : Shibuya Satellite Center
Address : Nitori Bldg. Room 401, 2-22-8 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Doors open at 1:45PM
Seminar : 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Trial session : 3:00PM~


Shuji Takahashi He worked for the Prime Minister’s Office of Japan (currently Cabinet Office) and the Cabinet Secretariat of Japan, then for a foreign information service company and others. He opened an administrative scrivener office in December 2003. He is specialized in company establishment procedure, application for authorization of starting business and visa application for foreign nationals.

December 26th (Tuesday) 1:30PM(Doors open at 1:15PM)

Place : Marunouchi Satellite Center

How Can Tokyo Better Attract International Entrepreneurs?

Tokyo is an international business hub that attracts capital, people and companies from all over the world. The city of Tokyo aims to create internationally competitive businesses through startups and innovative companies. However, international entrepreneurs still face lots of challenges when launching their business in Tokyo. This session will provide participants an opportunity to learn from the experiences of others, and also provide a platform through which feedback can be gathered to improve -- from the perspective of foreign businessmen and entrepreneurs. We will discuss topics including:

- How can we make it easier to launch a business in Tokyo?
- What can Tokyo learn from other cities around the world?
- How did you overcome barriers to launching your business in Japan?

The event will be facilitated by Pierre Habshi, CEO of IDEV,LLC. and the organizer of the Tokyo Business Skillshare Meetup.

Place : Marunouchi Satellite Center
Address : 2-1-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Building (TOKYO STARTUP STATION 2F)
Doors open at 1:15PM
Seminar : 1:30PM - 2:30PM
Trial session : 2:30PM~


Pierre Habshi Experienced Founder with a demonstrated history of cross-cultural international work. Strong entrepreneurial professional skilled in Strategic Planning, International Trade, Market Research, and Project /Product Management. A graduate of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), the University of California at Berkeley, and the INSEAD Business School.

Time schedule

Door opens 15 minutes prior to the event

Seminar for 50 minutes

Trial session for TOSBEC one-stop support

* Trial session offers you to ask your queries to small and medium enterprise consultant (SMEC) through Skype.

About trial session

The center unifies all procedures to launch a business as

  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Company Registration
  • Tax
  • Immigration
  • Employment Insurance
  • Labor Insurance
  • Health Insurance/ Pension Insurance
  • SME Management Consultant (Support for Starting up a business)


Shibuya Satellite Center

2 minutes on foot from Shibuya station east exit (next to Hikarie)

Nitori Bldg. Room 306, 2-22-8 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Marunouchi Satellite Center

5 minutes on foot from JR Tokyo station Marunouchi South Exit

2-1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Building

Reservation form

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RequiredRequested area of consultation (you can choose up to three)

*1 to 7 will be videophone consultation.
*We will try to accommodate your request, but please understand that we might not be able to provide consultation for all the areas you have selected.