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TOKYO – July 19, 2017 – Next generation payments software technology provider, Episode Six (www.EpisodeSix.com), today announced it is opening an office in Tokyo to meet the growing demand for fintech solutions in Japan and the Asian region. Additionally, the Company announced that payments and finance industry veteran, Oko Okamoto, has joined the Company to oversee Episode Six’s new Tokyo office as General Manager of Episode Six Japan. Read More

SBI Investment Co., Ltd. (Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director: Katsuya Kawashima; hereinafter “SBI Investment”), is a subsidiary of SBI Holdings, Inc. (Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director: Yoshitaka Kitao), which conducts investments and management of venture capital funds. SBI Investment hereby announces that it has invested in Episode Six Limited (hereinafter “Episode Six”) through the FinTech Fund. Read More

IN THE NEWS

Next-generation payments software technology provider Episode Six today announced Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP), one of the world’s largest comprehensive printing companies, will license its software for use in a new and innovative Japan-based payments program. With this partnership, advanced ledger and transaction management capabilities offered through Episode Six are being introduced to the broader Asian market, spearheaded by DNP’s adoption.*BanklessTimes

INSIGHTS

Real-time payments (RTPs) have long been a dream for consumers and the financial industry alike, but so far have yet to become ubiquitous. In the U.S., the legacy systems used to run banks – and the rails on which payments are moved – simply weren’t built to handle RTPs. Read More