A Japanese regional bank headquartered in Nagano, THE HACHIJUNI BANK announced that the bank started to work on FinTech research and development with member banks of Juudankai which consists of 7 regional banks.

Those banks will collect and research a wide range of information about the latest technologies utilizing their network and consider services which can improve the convenience for customers. In addition, they aim to save the initial cost and the introduction period of the services.

The juudankai plans to hold regular FinTech research meeting. They cover the full range of FinTech related services such as individual financial management, investment support, and online settlement, especially focusing on services which coordinates with their common system.