Mission Trip to Japan
  • 4 - 8 March 2024
  • Japan

We are pleased to announce our first overseas mission trip for 2024 to Tokyo, Japan and would like to extend an invitation to you! Our overseas business mission trips aim to empower and enable our valued members to explore business and investment opportunities through:

  • Learning about the market conditions and gaining insights into the country’s FinTech ecosystem
  • Understanding the regulatory framework through meetings with regulators, agencies, and lawyers
  • Attending business networking/matching sessions with partners, financial institutions and other FinTech companies to explore opportunities and establish connections

At a Glance

  • Event Duration: 5 days
  • Date: 4th – 8th March 2024 (Participants are expected to arrive on 3rd March. Hotel check-outs will be on 9th March)
  • Location: TBC
  • Audience: FIs, FinTech companies, VCs, Law firms, Regulators
  • Format: Roundtable, workshops, networking, meetings

Objectives

  • Explore Japan’s vibrant FinTech ecosystem, business environment, market conditions and government incentives and support
  • Understand how to set up business in Japan, the do’s and don’ts, tax and other rules, etc.

Programme Schedule *

  • Japan Fintech Festival
  • Meetings with banks and other financial institutions (tentative list below):
    • MUFG
    • SMBC
    • Mizuho
    • SBI
    • Nomura
    • Nikko
    • Daiwa
  • Meetings with regulators and other government agencies:
    • Financial Services Agency (FSA)
    • Bank of Japan (BOJ)
    • Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

* The exact agenda will be confirmed soon.

Delegate Programme Fee

A. FOR SFA CORPORATE MEMBERS:

Eligible participants can make use of the EnterpriseSG LEAD Grant. Please find details below for eligibility criteria.

Mission Trip to Japan

B. FOR SFA NON-CORPORATE MEMBERS/OTHERS: SGD 8,938 per pax (inclusive of 9% GST).

Please note:

  • The grant is available only to eligible companies
  • The grant is subject to EnterpriseSG’s approval
  • The full trip fee will be payable upfront, grant subsidy will be reimbursed after the trip, upon approval by EnterpriseSG
  • Only two individuals per company are eligible for the EnterpriseSG grant

The package includes the following:

  • Hotel accommodation for 6 nights – check in on 3rd March and check out on 9th March
  • Japan Fintech Festival Pass

All expenses other than those stated above are to be borne by participants

Terms & Conditions

Participation and Payment:

  • Participation is strictly on a first come first serve basis
  • A maximum of 2 (two) participants per company are eligible to claim reimbursement under the LEAD grant, if eligible
  • There is no limit on the number of participants per company

Payment details will be provided to all registrants via email. For any enquiries, you may reach out to [email protected].