Collaborating with Celent on the report about InsurTech in Japan

Celent, one of the top global financial technology research firm, has published a summary on “InsurTech in Asia Series: Japan” in collaboration with FINOLAB. FINOLAB members,  hokan, justInCase, and Nissay Information Technology were included in the report.

Download Executive Summary 

The original version of the report is provided to the members of Celent at their web site.
https://www.celent.com/insights/834574557

FinTech Startup Pitch Contest “FINOPITCH 2022” Begins! Application entry by 2022-1-25 (Tue)

3rd Future Frontier Fes by FINOLAB(4F)is scheduled to be held on Mar. 7 to 11, 2022,. following the success of 2020-2021..
https://4f-otmcbldg.tokyo/

FINOPITCH, the FinTech Startup Pitch Contest, will also be held as a part of 4F.

FINOPITCH is an international pitch contest, with many prominent FinTech startups, including ConsenSys, Folio, Freee, Kyash, Money Forward, Moneytree, Paidy, Revolut, Zuu, competed from the days of its predecessor FIBC. . Due to the pandemic, we will organize the pitch with English video submission.

FINOPITCH 2021 https://4f-otmcbldg.tokyo/finopitch2021-award-winner/
FIBC (before2019) https://fibc.info/

FinTech startups around the world, we are looking forward to your application.

OVERVIEW

Overall Schedule
Application(Submission of Video): by 2022-01-25 (Tue)
Initial Selection Notice   : by 2020-02-04 (Fri)
(Nominee can resubmit the video  : by 2020-02-18 (Fri)
Finalist Announcement : by 2022-02-25 (Fri)
FINOPITCH Day/ Award Ceremony : 2021-03-11(Fri) DAY5 of 4F

Requirements
– The applicant needs to be a FinTech startup.
– The product/service need to be demonstrated.
– Need to agree to the conditions on our application form.

Founding Date / Service Launch
<Entry within Japan>
– The startup company should be founded within the past 5 years or less and the service should be released within the past 2 years or less.

<Entry from outside of Japan>
– The startup company should be founded within the past 7 years or less and the service should be released within the past 3 years or less, with the aspiration to enter Japan market.

Pitch Format
By 7 minutes video presentation in English including demonstration of the product / service and presenter.
 File format: mp4
 File size: within 7GB

* Please submit a presentation video with your application.
It is possible to resubmit within 2 weeks after the initial selection.
(If you do not need to make any revision, we will use the video you submitted with your initial application.)

JURY CRITERIA
Impact on Financial Industry
Innovative Business Model
Growth Potential
Global Reach

Award
Grand Prize / Supporter Awards
All other details are written in the following Entry Form. And if you need any other information related to the entry of the contest, please make inquiry to us.

Please check the details of 4F 2022 from the following link.
https://4f-otmcbldg.tokyo/

Protection of Personal Information
– All the personal information will be protected with our Privacy Policy.

Finovate Fall(Discount Code Provided)

FinovateFall
September 13-15, 2021
New York Marriott Marquis, NYC
Digital only passes also available

CUTTING-EDGE FINTECH IN THE WORLD’S FINANCIAL CAPITAL

Innovative demos. Expert speakers. Influential attendees. The connections and ideas you need are at FinovateFall.

FinovateFall is returning to New York City on September 13-15 as they welcome everyone back to their first physical event in more than a year.

This is your chance reconnect face-to-face with the fintech community and plot a course for the future. With live demos of innovative fintech solutions, expert advice from key influencers, and unparalleled networking opportunities with senior decision-makers, there’s no better place to place to find your path forward.

Capacity may be limited due to city and state health guidelines, so lock in your spot early to guarantee yourself a seat. Click here to get the latest information on how Finovate is bringing the industry back together safely in NYC.

For those that cannot attend in-person, a digital pass will also be available. More information on the digital pass can be found here.

Click here to join us at the event and save 20% with discount code FKV2375FOW

FinovateAsia(Discount Code Provided)

June 22-23, 2921
Online virtual even

THE INSIGHTS AND SOLUTIONS DRIVING ASIAN FINTECH FORWARD

Fintech innovation doesn’t wait and you shouldn’t have to wait either. Moving FinovateAsia to a digital event in 2021 allows you to move your business forward and stay up to date despite the unpredictability of travel plans.

500+ senior decision makers. 50%+ from financial institutions. Expert speakers and insightful demos of new tech. All delivered digitally.

See how the startup ecosystem is responding to the current climate of the industry. Learn about new innovations that are supporting customers today. Find the technologies and connections to keep you relevant tomorrow and connect with people who can help you take your business to the next level.

The agenda will feature expert-led sessions that will be live streamed across 2-days. Plus, everything will be available to attendees on-demand after the event.

Digitally meet a global audience of key fintech influencers and discuss trends impacting the industry through an immersive online platform. Create a personalized profile, send messages, arrange virtual meetings, and interact with speakers and fellow attendees in live chat Q&A and polls.

Every aspect of the program has been evaluated to ensure your digital experience will deliver maximum value.

Learn more here and save 20% with discount code FKV2394FOW

Head of FINOLAB to Participate in the Panel at Inside Innovation by SWIFT

Industry insights: Delivering digital experiences today
https://www.swift.com/news-events/events/inside-innovation/programme

[Speakers]
・ Dr Jie Xu, Deputy General Manager of Transaction Banking Department, China Minsheng Bank (Head Office)
・ Atul Bhuchar, Group Payments Head, Global Transaction Services, DBS
・ Makoto Shibata, Head community operation, FINOLAB

[Moderator]
・ Michael Moon, Global Strategy Lead, SWIFT

[Schedule]
May 27, 2021 at 11:30AM –

FinovateSpring(Discount Code Provided)

FinovateEurope
May 10-13, 2021
Online virtual event

DISCOVER TOMORROW’S SOLUTIONS TO TODAY’S FINTECH CHALLENGES.

Fintech innovation doesn’t wait and you shouldn’t have to wait either. Moving FinovateSpring to a digital event in 2021 allows you to move your business forward and stay up to date despite the unpredictability of travel plans.

1100+ key influencers. 50% from financial institutions. 100+ expert speakers. 30+ insightful demos of new tech. All delivered digitally.

See how the startup ecosystem is responding to the consequences of the pandemic. Learn about new innovations that are supporting customers today. Find the technologies and connections to keep you relevant tomorrow.

Every aspect of the program was reassessed for a virtual event to ensure the digital experience will deliver maximum value. Day 1, will be devoted to interactive roundtables allowing you to meet our expert speaker face-to-face and discuss the issues at the top of your agenda. Days 2 & 3 will be a mixture of demos, interviews, keynotes and panels. Day 4, FinDEVr, will allow you to meet and interact with the developers creating the latest fintech solutions.

Digitally meet a global audience of senior fintech decision makers and discuss trends impacting the industry through an immersive online platform. Create a personalized profile, send messages, arrange virtual meetings, and interact with speakers and fellow attendees in live chat Q&A and polls.

Learn more here and save 20% with discount code FKV2376FOW

Head of FINOLAB to Present as Digital Week 2021


[PANEL]
An Overview of Japan’s Digitalisation Progress in the Public vs. Private Spheres
https://whova.com/web/newtr_202104/

[Speakers]
・Dominik Steiner
 Digital Media & Marketing Operations Manager, FOREO
・Michael King
 Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, Rakuten Communications CORP.
・Makoto Shibata
 Head of FINOLAB, CCO, FINOLAB Inc.

[Moderator]
・Frank Ravanelli
 Digital Media & Marketing Operations Manager, FOREO

[Schedule]
April 21, 2021 at 04:30PM – 05:00PM JST