JFIA 2022 Overview

JFIA was inaugurated last year to promote innovative initiatives in the financial area by adopting information technology and sharing best practices in the industry, and expects to further expand open innovation beyond the corporate group and business sector. JFIA2022 consists of 3 categories, including Startup, Financial Institution, and Collaboration. FINOLAB, the FinTech Center of Tokyo, administrated the evaluation process by extracting about 500 innovative initiatives from press releases during the year 2021. Final candidates and winners were selected by a group of professionals, FINOVATORS, based on the judging on innovation, growth, and transformation. Further Judgment is scheduled on Mar. 9 at “Future Frontier Fes by FINOLAB (4F) 2022.”

Title

Japan Financial Innovation Award 2022 Ceremony
(at Future Frontier Fes by FINOLAB )

Date and Time

Mar. 9, 2022, 17:30PM – 20:00PM (JST)

Host

FINOLAB Inc.

Co-Host

FINOVATORS

Language

Japanese

Admission

Free

Channel

YouTube FINOLAB CHANNEL

“4F” is an annual event for various stakeholders of financial innovation to gather and discuss their future action. There, the JFIA Award Ceremony, FINOPITCH (a pitch contest by domestic and foreign startups) and its award ceremony, various lectures, keynote speeches and panel discussions are held. It started in 2020 with the aim of becoming a participatory festival where stakeholders of innovation can share their experience and information, as opposed to a conventional conference.

4F

JFIA 2022
Grand Prix and Category Excellence

Grand Prix

Remarks :
In addition to their drastic decision to adopt their core banking system on public cloud environment, they devoted themselves to digitally transform their business operation. And their overall approach was highly evaluated by the judge panel.

Startup Category Excellence

No Initiative

No Winner

Financial Institution Category Excellence

Remarks :
Their effort to overcome traditional group boundary for providing integrated asset management service was the key reason for the award.

Collaboration Category Excellence

Remarks :
The bank implementing BaaS (Banking as a Service) for the home electronics mass retailer showed us the new model of collaboration.

JFIA 2022 Winners

We have announced the winners of “Japan Financial Innovation Award 2022(FIFA 2022)” of the respective category.
https://finolab.co.jp/pdf/news/20220224/20220224_en.pdf

Startup

Financial Institution

Collaboration

*alphabetical order

MOVIE

JUDGES

Masakazu
MASUJIMA

FINOVATORS Founder & President
The chairman

Mitsunobu
OKUBO

FINOVATORS Founder

Takahisa
OHIRA

FINOVATORS Member

Junichi
KANDA

FINOVATORS Member

Toshio
TAKI

FINOVATORS Founder

Tatsuto
FUJII

FINOVATORS Founder

*The order of the Japanese syllabary after the chairman.

TICKET

The event will be held online this year and can be viewed for free.
If you wish to participate, please do so by booking a ticket in advance.

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