Tokyo, March 3, 2017 – Authlete won a grand prize in a pitch contest at FIBC 2017, Financial Innovation Business Conference 2017, held in Tokyo on March 3, 2017.
The FIBC is the longest established international fintech conference in Japan and focusing on pitch contests. In this year, 29 start-ups, 15 of them from oversea, participated the pitch contest, and gave 7-min presentations in English, which will be available on YouTube later.
We got the highest score among 14 Japanese fintech start-ups, being judged in five categories of “impact on financial market”, “quality of the management team”, “innovativeness of the business model”, “business growth potential” and “possibility of becoming a global service”, according to BusinessWire.
One of the judges commented, “We choose Authlete because its service is unprecedented and technologically excellent. This service will accelerate the collaboration between start-ups and financial institutes to create innovative services “.