【Program Updated】The “Tokyo Financial Award 2020” Award Ceremony will be held on February 8, 2021!


The “Tokyo Financial Award 2020” Award Ceremony will be held on February 8, 2021

In the award ceremony, award winning companies will passionately talk about how much effort they are making to solve the problems and needs related to financial services, and how much they are committed to promoting ESG investment and SDGs management! Also, we announce the title and speaker of lectures and panel discussions about the Financial Innovation, ESG investment, and other fields, so please come and join us.


Financial Innovation Category

After hearing the financial service-related problems that Tokyo residents experience in their daily lives, we will invite proposals for solutions to these problems from financial businesses to award three particularly outstanding winners.

ESG investment Category

This year, we are inviting financial businesses (ESG Investment subcategory) that implement ESG investment promotion activities and businesses (SDGs subcategory) that implement SDGs management initiatives and will award three particularly outstanding businesses in both subcategories.

Overview[Admission is free!]

Date&Time: February 8, 2021 (Mon) 




* The time is currently scheduled, so it may be change at the day.


【Pre-session】(Japanese-English simultaneous interpretation is available.)

Planned TimeTitleSpeaker
13:25~Award Ceremony coming soon! -What is FinTech/ESG?Tomonori Uchiyama
Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Kayo Oe
President, Office Libertas Financial Planner

【Part 1 Award Ceremony】(Japanese-English simultaneous interpretation is available.)

Planned TimeTitleSpeaker
14:02~Opening remarksHisaaki Terasaki
Director General, Office for Strategic Policy and ICT Promotion
14:10~Comment from the chairman of the judging committeeHiromi Yamaoka
Chairperson of the Judging Panel
14:17~Greetings from the Governor of TokyoYuriko Koike
Governor of Tokyo
14:20~Presentations from awarded companiesFinancial Innovation Category:3 companies
ESG Investment Category:4 companies

【Part 2 Discussion on Finance in Tokyo】

  • FinTech Room (Japanese-English simultaneous interpretation is available.)
    Planned TimeTitleSpeaker
    15:10~Lecture about Financial market in Tokyo(Planned)Manabu Miyasaka
    Vice Governor of Tokyo
    15:20~Structure of Tokyo’s financial markets – Market structure / playerTakafumi Murakami
    Managing Director, Business Consulting Group Accenture Japan Ltd
    15:35~Structure of Tokyo’s financial markets – Rakuten Bank’s Innovation InitiativesKenichiro Omori
    Operating officer, General Manager of Service Advancement Headquarters,  Rakuten Bank, Ltd.
    15:45~Changes in FinTech-related regulations and their impactMasakazu Masujima
    Partner, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
    16:10~Tokyo’s FinTech ecosystem as seen from overseasChia Hock Lai
    Chairman, Singapore FinTech Association (SFA)
    16:30~Tokyo as seen from overseas venture capitalTakaki Nakamura
    Partnership Group, Executive Director, Japan team manager, Vertex Holdings
    16:50~Hot to recruit in Tokyo by experienced personPeter Haslebacher
    CEO, APACInsurTech
    17:35~Panel Discussion The attractiveness of Tokyo from the perspective of overseas influencersSyed Musheer Ahmed
    Co-founder and Board Member, the Fintech Association of Hong Kong

    Shmuel Ben-Tovim
    Chairman, CityTLV

    Nektarios Liolios
    Veteran FinTech influencer in UK and Europe

  • ESG Room (Original Language Only)
    Planned TimeTitleSpeaker
    15:10~【Japanese Only】 Definition of ESG investmentMasaru Arai
    Chair, Japan Sustainable Investment Forum
    15:30~【English Only】 Leading Examples of ESG Investment in the worldFiona Reynolds
    CEO, PRI
    15:40~【Japanese Only】 Toward ESG Investment expansion in Tokyo – Messages from Past Award WinnersPanelists:
    Haruhiro Ikezaki
    Managing Director, Head of Debt Capital Markets Division, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd. Japan
    Shiro Tsubota
    President & Representative Director Japan, Robeco Japan Company LTD.
    Chunmei Huang, Sayaka Takatsuka
    Senior Director, Impact Investing Team Shinsei Corporate Investment Limited
    Yoshiyuki Makino
    Managing Director, Head of Japan Office, S&P Dow Jones Indicies LLC. 

    Yasuyuki Kato
    Research Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University
    Visiting Professor, Kyoto University
    Director, Money Design Research Institute

    16:25~【Japanese Only】 SDGs management from the perspective of investorsYasuyuki Kato
    Research Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University
    Visiting Professor, Kyoto University
    Director, Money Design Research Institute
  • Winner’s Room (Japanese-English simultaneous interpretation is available.)
    Planned TimeTitleSpeaker
    15:10~Development and success of past award-winning companiesPast awerd-winning companies justInCase,Inc.
    Fly Money Technologies LTD
    400F Co., Ltd.
    15:40~Introduction of participating companies this yearSupport program participating companies
    Block Amour
    LynksKite(Lynx Analytics)
    OLTA Inc.
    Sustainable Lab Inc.

*Networking with award awarded companies and other participates will be available.

To attend the Award Ceremony 

Please register now from this link! https://client.eventhub.jp/ticket/30fUK-6QRS

※Admission is free!

※Simultaneous interpretation between Japanese and English will be available!

We look forward to your joining!