Information Services International-Dentsu, Ltd. (TOKYO:4812) (Head
office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Setsuo Kamai; “ISID”) decided
on the award-winners, including the winners of the Grand Prize, from
among the 26 cutting-edge financial services presented at the FIBC2018
Financial Innovation Business Conference “FIBC2018”, held in Tokyo on
March 2. “justInCase” and “Opportunity Network” won the Grand Prize.
FIBC is an event specializing in the FinTech field providing a
communication platform linking FinTech startups, leading corporations
and other businesses, venture capital firms and media professionals
through a pitch contest and networking.
With the support by well-known overseas accelerators and incubation
centers, such as Startupbootcamp, Lattice80, Stone & Chalk, SuperCharger
and various embassies, the event had 26 participants of the pitch
contest. Half of them were from overseas, and all presentations were
given in English. This year’s event was distinguished by a host of novel
and innovative services: technologies such as insurance, investment,
loan, money transfer, authentication, and security.
The Grand Prize was awarded for the service that earned the highest
scores, which the judging panel determined in five categories: “impact
on financial markets,” “quality of the management team,” “innovativeness
of the business model,” “business growth potential” and “possibility of
becoming a global service.” The award-winning service is as follows.
FinPitch Japan Grand Prize
“justInCase” (justInCase, Inc.) https://justincase.jp
FinPitch Overseas Grand Prize
“Opportunity Network” (Opportunity Network) https://www.opportunitynetwork.com
Other Awards (Japan)
Other Awards (Overseas)
FinPitch Participating Startups
CurrencyPort Limited / Smart Plus Co., Ltd. / BrainCat inc. /
justInCase, Inc. / MFS, Inc. / Sasuke Financial Lab Inc. / Tryfunds inc.
/ Keychain Pte. Ltd. / Snippet / FIGS Inc. Japan GK / Real World Games /
LEEWAYS Inc. / momo Inc.
HitPay Technologies Pte Ltd.(Singapore) / AIZEN Global Co., Inc.(Korea)
/ FUCO&SOLUTION Co., Ltd.(Taiwan) / Infosonic, Inc. (Korea) / MyFinB
Holdings Pte Ltd.(Singapore) / NoPassword(US) / Opportunity Network(UK)
/ Mobi-Soft Ltd.(Russia) / Revolut Ltd. (UK) / Smartfolios Pte
Ltd.(Singapore) / Soundpays Inc.(Canada) / Tradle(US) / Wishfull
Note: Company and product names in this release are the trademark or
registered trademark of each company respectively.
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