SCHEDULE

  • Gather information on needs & challenges facing Tokyo residents May. 10th (Fri) ~ Jun. 10th (Mon), 2019
    • Tokyo residents are invited to submit their opinions on any needs and challenges they face when using financial services in their daily life.
  • Decide on themes Jun. 2019
    • Based on the opinions gathered from Tokyo residents, themes to be resolved will be selected.
  • Take applications from companies July. 16th (Tue) ~ Aug. 23rd (Fri), 2019
    • Domestic and foreign financial companies submit solutions under selected themes.
  • Initial screening Sep. 2019
    • Judging panel will be set up to select the five companies proposing the best solutions under each theme.
  • Provide support program Mid Oct. ~ Late Nov. 2019
    • Companies selected during the initial screening will be eligible to join support program offering mentoring, business matching opportunities, and a development environment (office space), etc.
  • Final screening Mid Dec. 2019 ~ Mid Jan. 2020
    • Judging panel will rank the developed financial instruments/services of companies selected in the initial screening.
  • Demo event and award ceremony Early Feb. 2020
    • Winners will present their developed financial instrument/service.
    • Prize money awarded to winners selected in final screening (10M JPY for the 1st place, 5M JPY for the 2nd place, and 3M JPY for the 3rd place).