Related

Report: Fintech Market in Japan

About the Report 

2021 saw Japanese Fintech start-up acquisitions by leading U.S. platformers. Alphabet purchased smartphone payment company Pring and Paypal Holdings purchased Paidy. During pandemic payment processor market share saw large increase with growth of e-commerce market. Japan surely is moving from cold hard cash to alternative payment modes and new options Fintech’s provide.

Fintech industry in Japan often requires large upfront cost to provide service directly to customers. It is heavily regulated and, in most cases, don’t permit operations without license and corporate presence in Japan. This report discusses B2C part to provide a bigger picture. Opportunities stemming from large Japanese market to provide B2B services and products would be the main focus as therein lies most opportunities for EU SMEs.

About the Expert

Laurynas Vanagas is the senior partner at BALTEK G.K. which specialize in technology and structuring negotiations to achieve effective collaboration between EU and Japanese companies. Laurynas has worked as Fintech business developer for Japanese market entry. He holds master’s degree from Hokkaido University. Laurynas is fluent in Japanese, skilled interpreter, and coordinator.

Picture: Free to use

 

Click HERE for the webinar recording

Click the link below to download the report:

Please log in for full access
Subscribe to
our newsletters

The EU-Japan Centre currently produces 5 newsletters :

  • EU-Japan NEWS - our flagship newsletter covering the Centre's support services, information about EU (or Member States) - Japan cooperation
  • Japanese Industry and Policy News
  • “About Japan” e-News (Only available for EU companies / EU organisations)
  • Japan Tax and Public Procurement Weekly Tender Digest (Only available for EU companies / EU organisations)
  • Tech Transfer Helpdesk Newsletter
Subscribe
Brussels
Tokyo
1 EUR = 168,871 JPY