2nd Future Frontier Fes by FINOLAB(4F)is scheduled to be held on Feb. 22 to 26, 2021, following the success of 1st event in 2020.

We are introducing new FinTech startup pitch contest “FINOPITCH”.

FINOPITCH is an international pitch contest presented in English video format, with 4 judging criteria, 1) Impact on Financial Industry, 2) Innovative Business Model, 3) Growth Potential, 4) Global Reach.

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

OVERVIEW

Overall Schedule

Application : by 2021-01-15 (Fri)
Notice of Initial Evaluation : Later in 2021-01
Submission of Video : by 2021-02-05 (Fri)
Finalist Announcement : Middle of 2021-02
FINOPITCH Day : 2021-02-22 (Mon) DAY1 of 4F
Award Ceremony : 2021-02-26(Fri) DAY4 of 4F

Application Requirements

Conditions
– The applicant needs to be a FinTech startup.
– The product/service need to be demonstrated.

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. If the service has not yet been released, a demonstration should be ready by end of 2020.

<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. If the service has not yet been released, a demonstration should be ready by end of 2020.

Additional Requirement
– You need to agree to the conditions on our application form.

Pitch Format

By 7 minutes video presentation in English including demonstration of the product / service and presenter.

* Applicants selected from initial evaluation are required to submit video for final presentation by 2021-02-05 (Fri)

GUIDELINES FOR EVALUATION

Impact | Impact on the Financial Industry
Creativity | Innovativeness of Business Model
Profitability | Business Growth Potential
Scalability | Global Service Potential

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 2021 from the following link.
https://finolab.tokyo/events/4f2021/

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