JIAM Fintech Square (JFS) Showroom is a permanent facility for demonstrating advanced fintech solutions to asset owners and asset management companies in Japan. The goal of showroom is help asset management industry of Japan to achieve higher investment performance and lower servicing and operational cost through upgrading their technology capabilities.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
Below are pictures taken during final stage of construction. The showroom is located next to Tokyo Stock Exchange.
JFS showroom was officially opened on May 23rd, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, industry associations, asset managers, fintech firms, our sponsors and media were present.
We select asset management oriented fintech solutions that can help to enhance investment return, create innovative products, improve efficiency and reduce risks for asset managers. The minimum criteria is having a proven working product with at least 1 client on board. English interface isn’t a problem.
JFS invites major asset owners and asset managers in Japan to join the showroom and promote fintechs to them.
If clients show interest of knowing more detail after the introduction by JFS, we will connect them directly to fintech firms.
We will have curators in the showroom to explain fintech products during client visit. For each fintech it will be a short pitch within 5 minutes followed by a deeper dive and demo if client is interested. We will also map fintech solutions to client’s business value chain and gather feedback.
We try to minimize burden on fintech firm in the process of joining the showroom. Basic things required are marketing materials, entry level training for our curators.
JIAM conducts several events every year, including two seasonal sponsor meetings and other educational and promotional events conducted in Japan and overseas. We welcome fintech firms to join these events too.
Currently there’s no fee for fintech startups. This is also corresponding to Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s effort of encouraging oversea fintechs to expand to Tokyo.
For any questions, please email to “firstname.lastname@example.org”.