Investing in Japan
Latest UpdatesUS-based IT software developer for businesses Rocket Software establishes Japanese subsidiary
May 12, 2016
US-based IT software developer Rocket Software, Inc. established a corporation, Rocket Software Japan Ltd. in Yokohama, Kanagawa. The subsidiary provides solutions for various fields including application management, data transfer and network management.
Headquartered in Massachusetts in the US, the company has expanded its R&D sites in the US, Europe, Russia, Australia and China and conducting business operations around the globe with more than 1,300 employees. In 2015, the company marked the 25th anniversary of its founding and established a corporation in Yokohama's Minatomirai district in order to extend its sales network in Japan, the third largest market for IT. It also has plans to set up a second R&D center in Sapporo, Hokkaido in April 2016.
For the establishment of the company in Japan, JETRO Invest Japan Business Support Center (IBSC) provided consultation on registration, information on incorporation procedures in Japan and related market information.