FREA Featured In An Interview & Spotlight Article With Tokyo Startup Station!

Our company has been featured in a highlights compilation released by Tokyo Startup Station this spring—FREA is among several companies to have received funding assistance from their organization last year. (Click the thumbnail below to access full-sized interview in Japanese)… More

July 6, 2018

Renting In Tokyo: Our Housing Satisfaction Guarantee

At FREA, we are always seeking ways to improve our service for foreigners seeking housing.  Please read on for one client’s experience this year, and how we intend to address the possibility of similar cases in the future.   The… More

July 4, 2018

Government Grant Opportunities For Companies in Japan and How To Increase Application Success Rates

  In today’s article we’ll discuss government grants in Japan and one of the key steps that can be taken to increase chances of approval. Foreigner-owned companies that apply are considered on the same standard criteria for government grants, making… More

July 3, 2018

FREA at Hacker news Tokyo Meet up

FREA attended an international business meetup event on Thursday, June 14th, hosted by Hacker News Tokyo!  Held in Super Deluxe, an industrially-styled underground venue in the heart of Roppongi, the event offered a casual yet energized environment in which to… More

June 25, 2018

7 Noteworthy Coworking Spaces in Silicon Valley (SF Bay Area)

With the launch of our foreign business support services earlier this spring, a shared office space for entrepreneurs has also been launched.  Eager to continue implementing improvements to better cater to the needs and desires of foreign startup owners in… More

June 14, 2018

Updates regarding FREA’s progress towards foreigner business support in Japan!

As followers of our blog may recall, FREA recently shared information regarding the current “Foreign Entrepreneurs Business Plan Competition [2018]” being hosted by Tokyo Star Bank. Read on for our ongoing actions towards assisting foreigner entrepreneurs in Japan! 1. FREA’s… More

June 11, 2018

We interviewed a wonderful foreign entrepreneur!

At the end of last month, FREA sat down with an American business owner who is currently based out of his Tokyo, Japan office and discussed his array of experiences with doing business in Japan. We spoke at length regarding… More

May 24, 2018

Funding Opportunity for Foreign Business-Owners in Japan!

In a previous article, FREA discussed the steady influx of grant programs and funding contests that are available to small businesses in Japan.  Today, we would like to draw attention to a currently ongoing business competition that is not only… More

May 15, 2018

FREA & Take Off Lobby Service Highlights

Last month, FREA’s expansion into business support services was launched, and we hope to be able to provide more effective support for many unfilled or underfilled needs for foreign entrepreneurs and business owners seeking to do business in Japan. Current… More

May 14, 2018

Funding & Grants for Small Companies in Japan

The expenses associated with starting up or attempting to expand a company in any country can be quite substantial (and Investor visa holders will already have likely had to invest a steep amount in the initial capital minimum as well… More

May 14, 2018