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When
1-2 Dec 2016
Starting 9:45 am
Where
Tokyo, SHIBUYA
shibuya bellesalle first

About conference


Is Fintech just the current buzz word or will it actually make an
impact on the world?

As the world grows more connected, financial services innovation can
lag behind but there is an every growing number of startups creating
new services to better meet customers needs to compete with the
incumbents.

FJ2016 will bring people in the fintech industry together from Japan
and globally to facilitate discussion and collaboration on how to grow
the ecosystem.

We hope to see you there to network and enjoy Japanese hospitality in
Tokyo, Japan’s finance hub.

EVENT WILL START IN


Our speakers

A great lineup of speakers including the following leaders in the FinTech space


Program schedule


We are currently updating the schedule.

Please note: all schedules are subject to change.

09:00〜09:45

  45 minutes
Registration & Coffee

09:45〜09:50

  5 minutes
Opening Remarks - Fintech Association Japan
by
Natalie Shiori Fleming, Director, Banking & Regulatory Relations- Asia Pacific, Payoneer
Hiroki Kudo, CEO, Merrybiz

09:50〜10:00

  10 minutes
Welcome speech
by Motonobu Matsuo, Deputy director-General of the Planning and Coordination Bureau, Financial Services Agency, The Japanese Government

10:00〜10:30

  30 minutes
Building a Fintech 2.0 ecosystem ~SBI Group's Fintech strategy~
by Yoshitaka Kitao, Representative Director, President & CEO, SBI Holdings

10:30〜11:00

  30 minutes
FinTech in Japan: Not just buzz anymore?
by Mio Takaoka, Executive Director GM of New Business Planning Office, Monex Group & Managing Director, Monex Ventures

11:00〜11:30

  30 minutes
New start-ups surfing the wave of new regulations
by Imran Gulamhuseinwala, Partner/Global Head of FinTech, Ernst & Young UK

11:30〜13:00

  60 minutes
Lunch / Networking

13:00〜13:45

  45 minutes
Panel: Showcase of emerging technology start-ups in Japan
Panelists:
Kiyoto Hirai, Founder and President, Tangerine
Masaaki Tokuyama, CEO, AnchorZ
Satoshi Chiba, Business Development APAC, Kudan
Kazuhiro Aoyagi, CEO, Secual
Yuichi Sato, VP, Gochipon
Moderator: Chikara Adachi, Senior Manager, Financial Services Advisory (FinTech Program), Ernst & Young ShinNihon

13:45〜14:15

  30 minutes
Keynote: the future of payments – new technology vs. leveraging existing architecture
by Yobie Benjamin, CTO at Token, Angel Investor, Global Senior Executive

14:15〜14:45

  30 minutes
Keynote: Bank vs. Fintech: allies or competitors?
by Steve Monaghan, Regional Director, Head of Edge, AIA

14:45〜15:15

  30 minutes
Keynote : Health x Fintech x Aging Society – How Fintech can support aging society
by Dr. Phillip Smalley, SVP & Global Chief Medical Officer, RGA RE

15:15〜15:45

  30 minutes
Refreshments / Networking

15:45~16:30

  45 minutes
Panel: Scaling a Fintech start-up: success stories
Panelists:
Russell Cummer, Co-founder and CEO, Paidy
Mike Kayamori, CEO, Quoine
Max Mackee, Director, Corporate Development, Origami
Moderator: David Milstein, Partner and Head of Japan, Eight Roads Ventures Japan

16:30~17:15

  45 minutes
Case study: AI & its implications on the finance industry
by Drew Perez, Founder, Adatos
Moderator: Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, Atsumi & Sakai

17:15〜18:00

  45 minutes
Panel: The many applications of Blockchain technology
Panelists:
Tatsuto Fujii, Senior Manager Digital Innovation Division, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
Ayako Miyaguchi, Managing Director Japan, Kraken
Loretta Joseph, Director of Market Development, Sydney Stock Exchange
Moderator: Tsuyoshi Morioka, Head of Thinktank, Infcurion

11:45〜12:15

  30 minutes
Keynote: Machine Learning / AI and banking – Possible use cases
by Tomoya Kitayama, Head of Japan R&D, Alpaca

12:15〜12:30

  15 minutes
Refreshments / Networking

12:30〜13:00

  30 minutes
Keynote: Creating a culture of innovation in Finance
by Piotr Feliks Grzywacz, Founder & CEO, Pronoia Group & Chief Scientist, Motify

13:00〜13:45

  45 minutes
Lunch / Networking

13:45〜14:15

  30 minutes
Q&A: Ask the Expert: API
by Shigeo Hagawa, Manager, Business Solution Professional, IBM Japan

14:30〜15:15

  45 minutes
Panel: Fintech x Regional Banks: how to support regional economies
Panelists:
Masao Morimoto, Representative Chairman, T&I Innovation Center & Senior Counselor, Chiba Bank
Kenichi Nagayoshi, CEO, iBank Marketing (Fukuoka Financial Group)
Tatsumi Oishi, Group Manager to New Business Planning Group of Corporate Planning Department, Shizuoka Bank
Moderator: Takahisa Ohira, Fintech leader, Tohmatsu Venture Support

15:15〜15:30

  15 minutes
Refreshments / Networking

15:30〜16:15

  45 minutes
Panel: Ask the Expert: Regulation
Panelists:
Masakazu Masujima, Partner, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
Yoshihiro Kataoka, Partner, Kataoka & Kobayashi
Moderator: Takashi Hara, Editor, Nikkei BP

16:30〜17:15

  45 minutes
Case study: Robotics in banking
by
Tadahiro Ihara, Incubation Project Team Digital Strategist, Mizuho Financial Group
Kenichi Yoshida, VP Business Development, EVP Chief Business Office SBR Europe, SoftBank Robotics Corp
Moderator: Yoji Kozaki, IT Journalist, Editorial Department, robot start

16:15〜16:30

  15 minutes
Refreshments / Networking

09:00〜09:45

  45 minutes
Registration & Coffee

09:50〜10:30

  40 minutes
Fireside: Can Japan become a Fintech hub?
by Kenichi Ohmae, Representative Director & CEO, Business Breakthrough & Chancellor, Business Breakthrough University
Interviewer: David Corbin, Director of Content, TechinAsia

10:30〜11:15

  45 minutes
Panel: Promoting innovation in the Financial Services industry
Panelists:
Kenzo Fujisue, Member of the House of Councilors, Fintech all-party parliamentary group
Tsutomu Okubo, Former Member of The House of Councilors
Toshio Taki, Board Director and Head of Fintech Institute, Money Forward
Shuji Kobayakawa, Associate Director-General of Payment and Settlement Systems Department, Bank of Japan
Moderator: Takuji Okubo, Managing Director and Chief Economist, Japan Macro Advisor

11:15〜11:45

  30 minutes
Keynote: Are we confronted to a new 2002 Internet bubble?
by Melissa Guzy, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Arbor Ventures

11:45〜12:45

  60 minutes
Lunch / Networking

12:45〜13:30

  45 minutes
Panel: Facilitating vs. regulating – the challenge of the regulator
Panelists:
Junichi Kanda, Director, Credit System Office, Financial Services Agency, The Japanese Government
Roy Teo, Director, FinTech & Innovation Group, Monetary Authority of Singapore
Imran Gulamhuseinwala, Global FinTech Leader, Ernst & Young UK
Moderator: Kazu Toda, Senior Manager, Financial Services Advisory (FinTech Program), Ernst & Young ShinNihon

13:30〜14:00

  30 minutes
Case study: Designing a customer-centric digital bank
by Daniel Kimerling, Head of API Banking, Open Platform & R&D, Silicon Valley Bank
Moderator: Mark Makdad, Co-Founder & Head of Platform, Moneytree

14:00〜14:30

  30 minutes
Refreshments / Networking

14:30〜14:45

  15 minutes
Introduction to FF17 Tokyo semi-final

14:45〜15:45

  60 minutes
FF17 Tokyo semi final - Part 1

15:45〜16:15

  30 minutes
Refreshments / Networking

16:15〜17:15

  60 minutes
FF17 Tokyo semi final - Part 2

17:15〜17:45

  30 minutes
Keynote: Augmented - The Future of Finance
by Brett King, Startup Founder, Bestselling Author, Speaker, Radio Host

17:45〜18:00

  15 minutes
FF17 Tokyo semi-final winner announced

18:00〜20:00

  120 minutes
FinTech Beer Festival

10:00〜10:30

  30 minutes
Keynote: Reinventing insurance
by Georgio Mosis, Head of Innovation Management - Asia, RGA RE

10:30〜11:15

  45 minutes
Refreshments / Networking

11:15〜11:45

  30 minutes
Q&A: Ask the Expert: VC
by
Yusuke Manabe, Senior Investment Manager, Mizuho Capital & ne-lab web・mobile Sector Analyst
Etsuji Otsuka, Co-founder & CIO, TRIUM Partners
Moderator: Hiroki Kudo, CEO, Merrybiz

11:45〜12:30

  45 minutes
Workshop: Evolution of investment industry: corporate & retail
by
Nao Kitazawa, COO, Money Design
Akio Kurata, Founder & CEO, Equity-X

18:00〜20:00

  120 minutes
FinTech Beer Festival

Ticket


Startups

JPY15,000

Corporates

JPY45,000

Investors

JPY30,000

Students

JPY5,000

Startup BOOTHS

Don’t forget to visit the startup booths


Investor Office Hours (Day 1 & 2)

Startups and entrepreneurs looking to launch a new business can pitch their ideas to VCs focused on the Fintech space. No sign up required, just show up on December 1 & 2.


FF17 Tokyo Semifinal (Day 2)

Tokyo semifinal of FF17 Fintech startup pitch battle


Venue location

Bellesalle Shibuya First Bld, 1 Chome-2-20 Higashi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo