Apply for DIT's Fintech Trade Mission to Tokyo

This year's Fintech trade mission to Japan will see the UK become part of “FinSum Week” : 4 days centred around the Fintech Summit (organised by Nikkei, the largest Japanese business press and owners of the FT), and Fintech Japan 2017, organised by the Japan Fintech Association.

The Department for International Trade DIT) will be holding its “UK Fintech Night in Tokyo” at the British Ambassador’s Residence as part of “FinSum Week”, attracting sponsor companies of FinSum (banks, insurers, IT vendors, consultants), Japanese fintech start-ups and fintech, VC and banking contacts of DIT Tokyo team.

This is an opportunity for you to rapidly develop your contact network (crucial for Japan where introductions matter) and learn about the market, rules and regulations and business culture. From the past two trade missions, DIT were pleased to see tangible business development by a few delegates either in the form of winning an investment or a sales contract.

  • Date: 19-22 September 2017
  • Participation Fee: £420 (+VAT)
  • Maximum number of UK delegates: 10 companies
  • Application cut-off date: Friday 28th July 

Please see attached for the DIT and FinSum Week programmes and the application form. 

mission info in Word doc (docx)recruitment form for Tokyo Fintech Mission (docx)


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