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Launch Your Vision in Yokohama's Harbor.

Strategic Gateway to Global Markets

Yokohama is one of Japan's largest port cities, attracting attention as an international business hub. On Tokyo's doorstep and with convenient access to major airports like Narita and Haneda, it makes an ideal location for conducting international business.

Innovation Hub & Talent Pool

Yokohama is a melting pot of diverse industries, ranging from cutting-edge technology, manufacturing, IT, to research and development. The city hosts numerous research institutions and universities, offering a rich pool of highly-skilled talent, making it an ideal environment for new business initiatives and partnerships.

Live, Work, Thrive:

Yokohama not only offers a vibrant business environment, but also a rich recreational and cultural landscape. The city boasts beautiful coastlines, historic landmarks, international cuisine, and a multicultural community — making it attractive not just for work but also for living.

Yokohama provides incentives for businesses setting up offices, factories, and R&D centers, including subsidies, support for growth sectors and new entrepreneurs, and tax breaks for leasing. Collaborating with Kanagawa prefecture and JETRO, the city offers tailored resources for company success in Japan.
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A guide for foreign entrepreneurs on obtaining a visa in Yokohama, complete with information on the relevant municipal departments. The guide outlines the application process, criteria, and approval flow for visas. Support in foreign languages is also available.
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Yokohama provides comprehensive multilingual support in 12 languages for expatriates, offering information, consultations, and expert referrals. Assistance also extends to community engagement, including international exchange programs, volunteering, and support for international residents..
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Ryosuke Kimura (Lifetime Ventures)

The founder and managing partner of Lifetime Ventures, a pre-seeded VC from Yokohama, talks about why he is doing business from Yokohama and the strengths and weaknesses of the Japanese startup scene.

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