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Fintech Forum in Keihanna -Promising Ventures in Israel-2017/10/23

Fintech revolution is underway in the world.
With the amount of investment in this field, the combination of the fields of finance and ICT, multiplying year after year, a stream of various convenient services are being generated, people’s lifestyle and business practices are changing, and the fintech is now being extended to the information security field.
In cooperation with the embassy of Israel in Japan, this event will introduce some of the most promising fintech-related ventures in Israel, the birthplace of fintech. We will also present a Japanese company’s approach to the fintech business. “Fintech Forum in Keihanna” will surely give you inspiration to create a brand new business by combining fintech with your technology, product, and service.

Simultaneous interpretation is available (English-Japanese)


Date / Time Monday, October 23, 2017 13:00 - 17:40

ATR (2-2-2 Hikaridai Seika-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto, 619-0288, Japan)


● 1:00 pm Open
1:15 pm Start(Greeting from organizers and guests)
● 1:30 pm Lecture “Israel’s Innovation Ecosystem and its success story”
Lecturer: Mr. Avi Luvton, Asia Pacific Executive Director, Israel Innovation Authority
● 1:55 pm Lecture “Virtual Community Currency ‘KINTETSU HARUKAS COIN’ “
Lecturer: Mr.Hiroshi Yamamoto, Kintetsu Group Holdings Co.,Ltd.
● 2:30 pm Presentation by nine Israeli fintech companies
Blockchain, Digital money, Payment solution, Investment adviser, Transaction platform, Stock investment prediction, etc.

4:00 pm Greeting from guests
4:05 pm Networking
5:40 pm Close


Admission free

Object Fintech-related people/companies, people/companies looking for partnerships and collaboration with Israel, and anyone who is interested in this event
Qualification / Requirement None
Due date for application
Capacity 150 people (The application will be closed as soon as the number of participants reaches the limit.)

Notes for attendance

Pictures and video will be taken after the event for the purpose of information dissemination. Additionally, media interviews may be conducted.
Please be aware before attending that pictures and video of attendees may be used in the future.
Sponsor etc.

  • ● Sponsored by the Embassy of Israel in Japan (Economic Department), Israel Trade Office – Western Japan, Kansai Economic Federation, and Keihanna Research Complex (RC)

    ● Supported by the Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI-KANSAI)

    ● Cooperated by Kyoto prefecture

  • Business Development Office,
    Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)
  • E-mail:rc-atr@atr.jp