On this episode I’m speaking with Pio, who is a partner at House Tokyo, a new all-service fashion design studio in Tokyo. I love her story because it shows that no matter where you come from, if you start with a humble attitude and a willingness to learn, you can build something really awesome in Japan. I hope you enjoy this conversation.
01:01 Why did you join House Tokyo?
02:07 How did House Tokyo start?
03:45 Were there any difficult regulation barriers?
05:12 What’s your background and why Japan?
06:03 What’s unique about Japan fashion?
07:10 What surprised you starting House?
08:34 What has gone into starting House?
09:30 Was it hard to make a factory?
10:40 How did you get the money together?
11:58 What do you attribute your success to?
13:24 How do you convince people to work with you?
14:29 What advice would you give to entrepreneurs in Japan?
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