The following startup list was provided by "Nikkei FinTech database 2017-2018 publication (Nikkei BP company)" and translated by Fintech Association of Japan(FAJ). Some members of Fintech Association of Japan(FAJ) are included. (These information are as of the end of March 2017.)
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  • 1 IT Realize Co., Ltd.

    URL
    https://www.itrealize.co.jp/
    Service/Product
    CRECO, Bank App with CRECO
    Total Equity Funding
    JPY 0.2 billion/A
    Investor
    Ceres inc., MIZUHO FinTech Fund, MS & Consulting Co., Ltd., VOYAGE VENTURES, Inc., YAMANAHI CHUGIN Regional Revitalization Fund, SV-FINTECH Fund
    Description
    IT Realize provides credit card detail management apps, CRECO and
    Bank App with CRECO. Users can view all the details of their credit cards in one screen
    of CRECO. Also, users can receive CRECO points by utilizing personalized CLOs issued
    on the basis of credit card usage history. Currently the service supports 272 different
    kinds of credit cards in Japan. In July 2016, the company became a business partner
    with Mizuho bank, and started the "Mizuho Calendar by CRECO." Furthermore,
    Yamanashi Chuo Bank and Ashikaga Bank determined to introduce Bank App with
    CRECO in 2017.
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  • 2 Kanmu, Inc.

    URL
    https://kanmu.co.jp/
    Service/Product
    KanmuCardLincked Offer, SezonCLO, CLO+DSP, Kanmu Payment Analytics, Vandle
    Total Equity Funding
    JPY 125 million/Seed
    Investor
    East Ventures, ANRI, Kronos Fund, Credit Saison, Adways Co., Ltd., iSGS Investment Works, FreakOut Holdings,inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Capital
    Description
    Kanmu provide an amenity that operates with shops based on credit card records called CLO. The company is affiliated with Credit Saison, one of the major credit card companies in Japan, with whom they provide Saison CLO. Since March 2015, the company has provided CLO+DSP, an advertisement service utilizing coupon dates from CLO, and Kanmu Payment Analytics, a marketing tool where shops without on-us transaction contracts are provided demographic and attribute information with Kanmu's algorithm. There are over 100 registered shops in Japan. In 2016, the company began providing Vandle, a visa prepaid card.
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