Press Release Summary
Japan has a workforce problem. Due to a shortage of labor from a declining birthrate and aging population, bringing talent from overseas to work in Japan will be increasing necessary. Sophia Communications Inc. (Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: Kayo Hayashida), which focuses on human resource development, believes that bringing in foreign entrepreneurs from around the world to work and thrive in Japan will lead to a stabler Japan future. Sophia Communications is committed to supporting entrepreneurs establish their own businesses in Japan for the long-term future.
Creating a Work Environment helpful for Overseas Talent
① Utilizing the Incubation House
Located just 30 minutes from Haneda Airport, Femme Base in Ikegami, Tokyo is our co-working space that can be used 24-hours a day. Even if you do not speak Japanese, our English speaking staff can help facilitate your daily needs. Even if you’re new to Japan, trust us as your base of operations.
※What’s Femme Base?
Is an open workspace for growing new innovation and fostering international talent. Certified by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and operated by Sophia Communications Inc., Femme Base holds various in-person and online events to support startups & entrepreneurs every month.
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② Use of IT Technology
Using the AI-based matching system “ONO,” it’s now possible for you to seamlessly connect with overseas entrepreneurs, universities, government groups, major corporations, and other supporters that match your needs. The specific matching platform is as follows.
In addition, online start-up consultations are available at any time, as well as other matching features to speed up monetization in the early stages of a start-up business.
③ Establishment of the Entrepreneurship Program
Based off the success of the “Social Incubation Lab” ※2 meant to revitalize Japan’s rural areas and solve societal problems, Sophia Communications will create an entrepreneurship program for foreign talent to start businesses in Japan’s countryside.
※2 The Social Incubation Lab is a plan to solve local issues and revitalize local communities by investing the knowledge Sophia Communications has to offer startup innovation offices around Japan.
Using the Metaverse
Sophia Communications has created a 100 incubation office, 100 satellite manager system in Japan. Split between their “Metaverse Offices” as well as their local offices within the countryside, the goal is instantan