Tag: Japan

KONA I and IDEX Biometrics launch revolutionary biometric smart cards in...

KONA I, a leader in smart card and technology platforms, has teamed up with IDEX Biometrics to bring a biometric smart card to Japan.  The...

Quantifind’s 2024 product enhancements unveiled

As 2024 unfolds, Quantifind is marking the year with a series of substantial product enhancements, underscoring its enduring pledge to provide top-tier experiences to its clientele.

Japan’s Yoii secures $5.5M Series A led by Emellience Partners

Yoii Inc., a Tokyo-based FinTech company, has recently concluded its Series A funding round, securing approximately $5.5m.  

Japan’s PM endorses new era of sustainable investing

Fumio Kishida has announced a plan aimed at diverting a significant portion of Japan savings towards sustainable investment vehicles.

Tokyo-based Mizuho commits to low carbon transition with €750m green bond

Tokyo's renowned banking and financial services institution, Mizuho, has recently publicised its release of a €750m ($820m) green bond.

Navigating the labyrinth of FATCA and CRS compliance in the APAC...

In a recent post by TAINA Technology, the company dug deeper into remaining compliant with FATCA and CRS compliance in APAC.

Japanese FinTech startup Bloomo scores $7m for US stock investing app

Japanese FinTech company Bloomo, an asset building app based on US stocks and ETFs, has reportedly raised JPY 800m ($7m) in its seed round.

Southeast Asian buy now pay later firm Kredivo nabs $270m

Kredivo, a buy now pay later service for consumers in Indonesia and Vietnam, has reportedly raised $270m in an oversubscribed Series D funding round.

Bank of Japan launches pilot programme for CBDC

Bank of Japan, the country’s central bank, has announced it will launch a proof of concept (PoC) pilot programme for a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).

Japanese FinTech Habitto secures $3.9m

Habitto, a Japan-based firm looking to alter money habits through a mobile bancassurance platform, has scored $3.9m in a pre-Series A.

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