On April 21, 2021, corporate members Concordium, DNP and Mr. Kito, Vice-Chair of Fintech Association of Japan, participated in a joint event to commemorate the publication of the Nordic Fintech Report.
About the Event
In 2020, Nordic tech startups received a record amount of investment. Investment in Nordic tech startups from Japan has been steadily increasing since 2016. Fintech is leading the way.
Innovation Lab Asia has just published a Japanese report “Nordic Fintech”, which summarizes 24 Nordic fintech startups that are particularly keen to enter the Japanese market.
The event program was as follows
Niklas Karvonen, Nordic Innovation House Tokyo
17:05–17:15 Nordic Ecosystem in Japan
Akiko Shiono, Nordic Innovation House Tokyo
17:15–17:30 Investment Trends from Japan to the Nordics
Oliver Hall, Innovation Lab Asia
17:30–17:40 The Nordic FinTech Ecosystem
Simon Skor, Copenhagen FinTech
17:40–17:50 FinTech Ecosystem in Japan
Takeshi Kito, Fintech Association of Japan
17:50–18:00 The Appeal of Nordic Fintech
Takahiro Onodera, DNP Marketing and Payment Platform Division
18:00–18:35 Pitches by 6 Nordic fintech startups
18:35–19:00 Q&A, Closing remarks