Investing in Japan
TOKYO: Tokyo Metropolitan Government to Invite Foreign Companies which Participate in FinTech Business Camp Tokyo
Jun 19, 2017
Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is preparing a new plan which can be termed as the “Financial System Reform in Tokyo – Tokyo’s Big Bang” in order to regain the status of Asian No.1 international financial city, and this new plan will be announced this autumn. Prior to the announcement of the new plan, TMG made public its summary titled “Interim Report on Policy for ‘Global Financial City Tokyo’ ” (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Report’) on 9th June.
In this Report, TMG announced the launch of a new initiative to develop FinTech business, and the initiatives to support the establishment or development of innovative businesses.
In order to transfer cutting-edge technology and know-how from overseas to Japanese companies, TMG has taken initiatives to attract foreign companies.
In this context, as mentioned in the Report, TMG would like to gladly inform you that now it launches a new initiative named the ‘Accelerator Program – FinTech Business Camp Tokyo’ (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Program’).
TMG aims to generate ground-breaking innovation to improve convenience for Tokyo’s residents, and re-energize Tokyo’s economy by intensively running the following substantial three-month Program;
June: Acceptance of application
July 14th: Submission deadline
August: Selection and announcement of around five Foreign Companies
September: Introductory seminar
October to November: Implementation of mentoring / Compilation of a business plan / Networking events / Business matchings
Early December: Pitch events (open-door / closed-door)
Fintech Business Camp Tokyo Office
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