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101 Top Tokyo Finance Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Tokyo based Finance companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Finance industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Tokyo Finance Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Gojo & Company

Gojo & Company

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Gojo extends financial inclusion to micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises.

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Money Forward

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Money Forward provides online personal accounting solutions that enable individuals to better manage their daily expenses.

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Freee

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Freee is online accounting software that syncs with bank accounts and automatically categorizes entries to create financial reports.

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PayPay

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PayPay is an online payment app.

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Moneytree

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Moneytree is a financial data aggregation platform that provides a personal finance app and a cloud-based accounting service.

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East Ventures

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East Ventures is an early stage venture fund focusing on SEA and Japan with 4 unicorns in its portfolio.

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BitFlyer

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BitFlyer is a bitcoin exchange and marketplace that enables its customers to buy, sell, and spend bitcoins.

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CAMPFIRE

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CAMPFIRE engages in the planning, development, and operation of a crowd funding platform.

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Uzabase

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Uzabase provides information infrastructure supporting decision-making in business activities.

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Wealthnavi

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Wealthnavi is wealth management of world-class on your side.

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CrowdWorks

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CrowdWorks provides Internet services operations centered on Japanese crowdsourcing platform.

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VALU

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VALU is providing services related to online recruitment and human resources support.

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hey Japan

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hey is aiming to support economic development driven by fun and was born through the management integration

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Nomura

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Nomura is an investment banking and securities firm that serve the needs of individuals, institutions, corporate and governments.

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Pring

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Pring is a mobile platform that offers free money transfer & remittance services.

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MONEY DESIGN

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MONEY DESIGN offers automated investment management and advisory services.

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Finatext

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Finatext provides cloud infrastructure and data analysis infrastructure for developing financial services.

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Huobi Japan

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Huobi Japan designs a digital asset trading platform that empowers financial service.

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Net Protections

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Net Protections is a Operation of “NP postpay” payment for BtoC mail order.

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Toranotec

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Toranotec aims to create a world in which investment is familiar to everyone.

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Metaps Inc.

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Metaps is engaged in three businesses: finance business, marketing business and the DX support business.

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FUNDBOOK

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FUNDBOOK is a hybrid M&A brokerage service.

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earlyworks

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Early Works is a Next-generation blockchain technology that realizes high speed, high scalability, and high security.

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Makuake

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Makuake is a crowdfunding platform that provides support services, product manufacturing supporting, and other services.

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NETSTARS Japan

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NETSTARS the purpose of delivering services combining Japanese technologies with Chinese technologies through the internet to the world.

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OLTA

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OLTA is a cloud factoring can be used by individuals and corporations, and there is no upper or lower limit on the purchase price.

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Yoshidumi Holdings

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Yoshidumi Holdings operates as a business finance company.

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ZUU

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ZUU is a Japan-based company that supports financial advisors with related consultancies and manages monetary websites.

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ACES Japan

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ACES is providing image recognition algorithms such as object recognition and face and expression recognition

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xenodata lab

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xenodata lab is a developing an AI-powered finance data analytics leveraging Natural Language Processing (NLP).

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LINE Securities

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LINE Securities is a provider of remote securities brokerage and securities investment consultation services.

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Cryptact

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Cryptact is a technology company providing solutions and platforms utilizing blockchains, smart contracts and virtual currencies.

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Visional

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Visional develops various businesses that support business productivity.

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Payme Japan

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Payme provides a platform for mobile payments to help users in Japan.

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MINKABU

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Mikabu is a company that operates Minna No Kabushiki, one of the largest information media for investors.

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Gaia Japan

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Gaia is a Financial based Company

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Kepple Africa Ventures

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Kepple Africa Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm.

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Smartround

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Smartround is a specialized finance management platform for startups and their investors.

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Money Tap

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Money Tap is a planning, development, operation and consulting for various Fintech solutions using blockchain.

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Japan Cloud Capital

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Japan Cloud Capital is a financial services company that supports the growth of venture companies and develops the Japanese economy.

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Global Trust Networks

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Global Trust Networks is a company that helps foreigners to live in Japan

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OsidOri

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OsidOri is a financial app company will provide this mechanism with the new FinTech service.

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Kipp Financial Technologies

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Kipp Financial Technologies provides BaaS products and system infrastructure in the form of SaaS.

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enpay

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enpay is a SaaS platform that offers cashless collection services.

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Mikatus

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Mikatus supports good tax accountants and contribute to the growth of enthusiastic SMEs.

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MFS

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MFS is the next generation retail finance with the power of technology.

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TECOTEC

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TECOTEC is a Financial system introduction consulting business

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WED

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WED is an information technology based company.

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FINPLANET

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FINPLANET provides online financial services.

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Minsetsu

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Minsetsu is a Financial Service based company is to creating a bond between investors and companies.

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SoftBank Capital

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SoftBank Group is a holding company focused on artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies.

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Hacomono

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Hacomono is a SaaS developing company providing membership management / reservation / payment system for monthly fee based stores.

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MILIZE

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MILIZE is a development and operation of a web platform that integrates financial engineering, AI research, development, and operation.

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ITOCHU Corporation

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ITOCHU is a general trading company based in Japan.

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Bank Invoice

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Bank Invoice is an online platform that helps its users connect with clients and reduce accounting workload.

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Communitio

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Community tail, is a service that can issue the original in-house currency wearing a company-specific name.

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Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group

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Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group primarily conducts commercial banking.

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Handii Japan

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Handii is a development and operation of corporate payment services.

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IB

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IB is an insurance book app that allows users to manage insurance.

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Crypto asset market

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Crypto asset market engages in the development of a trading market for settlement of trading value with crypto assets.

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ABCash Technologies

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ABCash Technologies provides advice on financial products such as insurance, mortgages, and investment products.

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Carstay

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Carstay Comfortable Overnight in car or tentdo itCar tripWith guests who want to enjoy.

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KDDI

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KDDI is providing telecommunication services for finance, energy, entertainment, and education sectors.

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Japan Platform of Industrial Transformation

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Japan Platform of Industrial Transformation is providing equity investment and business management services for affiliated group companies.

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Archetype Ventures

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Archetype Ventures is a venture capital firm that does seed and early stage B2B venture investments.

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ELESTYLE

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ELESTYLE are promoting mobile payments and providing high value-added services for users to realize a cashless society.

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400F

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400F develops services to solve problems related to people’s lives and assets.

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H.I.F.

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HIS is a BaaS platform company.

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Popshoot

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Popshoot is a developer and operator of Pota coin.

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DIGGLE

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DIGGLE is a service that provides fundamental management accounting management on the cloud called fraud management.

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SBI Group

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SBI Holdings is an economic service commercial enterprise company that offers financial products and associated services information.

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BrainCat

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BrainCat is a Japanese company that specializes in developing FinTech platforms.

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Tranzax

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Tranzax is a financial services company providing primary manufacturers with new cash management solutions for their supply chains.

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Headline Asia (formerly Infinity Ventures)

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Headline Asia is a technology-focused VC headquartered in Tokyo, Japan with investment teams deployed in Beijing and Taipei.

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Kanmu CLO

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Kanmu CLO is a credit card-linked coupon, providing a variety of offers, depending on users’ information and purchasing history of the card.

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All Nippon Asset Management

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All Nippon Asset Management supports the diversification and sophistication of regional financial institutions’ operations.

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SMBC Venture Capital

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SMBC Venture Capital is a Japanese finance company that offers banking-centered financial services.

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Mitsui & Co

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Mitsui & Co., is a general trading and investment company with interests in Iron and Steel products.

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STOCK POINT

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STOCK POINT providing financial information services.

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SmartApp Japan

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Smart Apps is a developer of a blockchain services application designed for smartphones.

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MUFG Bank

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MUFG Bank is Japan’s largest bank and one of the world’s largest, with offices throughout Japan and in 40 other countries.

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Moneytree Japan

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Moneytree is a household ledger service.

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Siiibo

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Siiibo is a Startup to collect a small number of investors and issue bond based on its own web information platform.

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GA Technologies Japan

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GA Technologies Japan offers real estate platform operation, rental property management, renovation planning and design, and other services.

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Mirai Chokin

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Mirai Chokin is a start-up,with the philosophy of contributing to the creation of living assets.

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SMART IDEA Japan

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SMART IDEA is a financial technology company.

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GarageBank

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GarageBank engages in the planning, development, sales, and leaseback for individuals.

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NestEgg Japan

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Nestegg is a Planning, development and operation of savings and settlement services.

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Theoria Japan

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Theoria Japan is a specialized Q & A service.

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JAFCO

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JAFCO Japan is a venture capital, incubator, and private equity firm.

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Nomad

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Nomad is a co-working space that also engages in investment and support for start-up companies.

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Zuu Online

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ZUU online is a Tokyo-based financial media company

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Binary.com

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Binary.com is a trading platform for binary options on financial markets.

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Sasuke Financial Lab

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Sasuke Financial Lab is a provider of construction and operation of financial planning platform using the Internet.

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Mizuho Bank

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Mizuho Bank offers corporate and investment banking services to major corporations, financial institutions, and public sector entities.

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Genesia Ventures

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Genesia Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on seed/early-stage startups in Japan and Southeast Asia.

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Indetail

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INDETAIL is a quickly growing company with mainly Japanese employees and an international Blockchain team.

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Cogicogi

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Cogicogi enables its customers to rent and share cycles and bicycles.

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Samurai Incubate

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Samurai Incubate invests in early-stage start-ups and provides support in management, marketing, sales and HR.

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IT Realize

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IT Realize is a financial application service business.

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CyberAgent Capital

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CyberAgent Capital is a venture capital firm that provides financial support for start-ups specializing in the internet businesses.

Written by Mark Fitz

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