GINKAN Inc. (http://ginkan.jp/index_en.html), managing company of SynchroLife, the social restaurant review service with AI and a token economy, participated in the Financial Innovation Business Conference 2019 “FIBC 2019” (https://fibc.info/) on March 7th, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan and won the “Norinchukin Sponsor Award” during the FinPitch pitch contest.
This is SynchroLife’s third recent award at a Fintech related event, following their win at the Plug and Play Japan Batch 1 Expo in September 2018 where the team won both the “Plug and Play Japan Award” and “EXPO Winner Award”.
The Financial Innovation Business Conference (“FIBC”) was founded in 2012 and is the longest established FinTech Conference focused on pitch contests in Japan. The event is held in English and invites startups, financial institutions, major Japanese corporations, investors, and Japanese media to come together to exchange ideas and networking while discussing the latest developments in fintech.
In 2019, SynchroLife was one of 25 domestic and international fintech startups invited to the event and was selected for the FinPitch pitch contest. SynchroLife had a booth in the venue and had the opportunity to meet many of the attending companies, sponsors, investors and more.
SynchroLife’s 3rd Win Following Double Win at the Plug and Play Japan Batch 1 Expo
In June 2018, SynchroLife was chosen from 674 startups to join the Fintech category of Plug and Play Japan’s Batch 1. During the Plug and Play Japan Batch 1 EXPO (Demo Day), where startups announce their results of the three month program, SynchroLife won the “Plug and Play Japan Award” in the fintech category and was voted number 1 by the audience and won the “EXPO Winner Award” for their pitch.
During the Batch 1 Program, SynchroLife held a proof-of-concept campaign with Tokyu Land Corporation. The campaign allowed diners to earn cryptocurrency rewards cashback for dining and specific restaurants and this was Japan’s first ever campaign of this nature. With the success of this campaign SynchroLife plans to move forward with this technology. They are currently in discussion with five major corporations regarding collaborations and business alliances.
Learn more here:
・Business Insider Japan: Eat, Review, and Earn Cryptocurrency! Will This New Marketing Scheme Being Tested in Ginza Help Restaurants?
・Business Insider Japan: We Went to Ginza and Tried The World’s First App That Gives You Cryptocurrency For Dining Out
・Tech Crunch Japan: Plug and Play SHIBUYA 1 Year Anniversary Article Featuring SynchroLife
SynchroLife is a social restaurant discovery service that helps diners find good restaurants fast and reliably. The social media-style app interface encourages reviews of the best restaurants and experiences, creating a database of quality recommendations. SynchroLife then guides each individual user to the best restaurants as quickly as possible by learning their dining preferences and analyzing them with the preferences of other users. The mobile app is currently avaliable for iOS and Android in four languages (English, Japanese, Korean, Chinese) and over 155 countries.
SynchroLife is the world’s first restaurant discovery service with a token economy and solves both restaurant search problems for diners and marketing problems for restaurants by rewarding core users with token rewards for reviews and diners with cashback rewards for their meals.
SynchroLife Mobile App
iPhone (For iPhone 5 and up, iOS 9 and up): https://itunes.apple.com/app/id557532449
Android (For Android 6.0 and up): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.co.synchrolife
Learn More About SynchroLife and SynchroCoin
・ Official Website: https://synchrolife.org/
・ Medium Blog: https://medium.com/@synchrocoin
・ Telegram: https://t.me/synchrocoin
・ Twitter: https://twitter.com/synchrocoin
・ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/synchrocoin