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53 Top Japanese Payments Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Japanese based Payments companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Payments industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Japanese Payments Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Rakuten

Rakuten

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Rakuten is a provider of e-commerce, fintech, digital content, and communications products and services.

PayPay

PayPay

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PayPay is an online payment app.

PayPay

Paidy

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Paidy is a platform that enables consumers to buy online without a credit card or pre-registration.

PayPay

Kyash

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Kyash is a fintech platform providing mobile banking services with full-stack banking technology currently offering digital wallet app.

PayPay

Origami Japan

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Origami Japan is a leading Japanese mobile payment platform.

PayPay

TakeMe Co., Ltd.

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TakeMe offers an “All-in-One” payment platform for our pre- and post- pay value added services for merchants to digitally transform quickly

PayPay

bitbank

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Bitcoin wallet, payment processing, bitcoin reward service and news media

PayPay

Space Market

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Space Market is a service that can easily lend and borrow from conference rooms to uninhabited islands.

PayPay

Net Protections

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Net Protections is a Operation of “NP postpay” payment for BtoC mail order.

PayPay

Payme Japan

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Payme provides a platform for mobile payments to help users in Japan.

PayPay

Akippa

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Akippa is an Osaka-based company that offers parking space reservation services.

PayPay

Crowd Cast

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Simplify payment between employees and organization

PayPay

Line Pay

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Line Pay is a secure & easy payment platform.

PayPay

Metaps Inc.

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Metaps is engaged in three businesses: finance business, marketing business and the DX support business.

PayPay

Coiney

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Coiney provides smarphone-based credit card processing services in Japan.

PayPay

Ubiregi

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Ubiregi offers a point-of-sale (POS) system for iPad devices.

PayPay

Kanmu CLO

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Kanmu CLO is a credit card-linked coupon, providing a variety of offers, depending on users’ information and purchasing history of the card.

PayPay

Alp

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Alp is customer management and recurring billing system for all of subscription business.

PayPay

Bitcoin.com

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Bitcoin.com is the premier source for everything Bitcoin related.

PayPay

ROYAL GATE Inc

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Royal Gate us a tech company that offers mobile payment devices, technologies, and solutions.

PayPay

WED

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WED is an information technology based company.

PayPay

Pocket Concierge

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Pocket Concierge is an online reservation and payment service for selected restaurants.

PayPay

Miive

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Mobile wallet-based employee benefit SaaS.

PayPay

yup

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yup is providing services to support freelance people’s funding.

PayPay

Handii Japan

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Handii is a Development and operation of corporate payment services.

PayPay

GMO FINANCIAL GATE

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GMO FINANCIAL GATE is a company that has been involved in the payment business .

PayPay

GVE

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GVE develops and operates a legal currency digitization platform.

PayPay

GMO Payment Gateway

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GMO Payment Gateway offers PG multi-payment service, including credit-card, convenience store payment.

PayPay

Voyagin

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Voyagin is the tours and activities marketplace with a mission to help travelers discover and book the best travel experiences across Asia.

PayPay

ECONTEXT Japan

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Econtextis a Storage Agency Service Payment Data Processing Service Money Transfer Service

PayPay

Degica

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Degica is a leading provider of eCommerce and Payment solutions.

PayPay

VeriTrans

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VeriTrans Inc. provides electronic payment processing services for consumer and business travelers.

PayPay

Pocket Change

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Pocket Change exchanges foreign currencies to/from electronic money.

PayPay

enpay

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enpay is a SaaS platform that offers cashless collection services.

PayPay

LOUPE

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Nationwide teacher leads Web Service.

PayPay

TF PAYMENT SERVICE

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TF PAYMENT SERVICE is a Cashless payment business

PayPay

PlayNext Japan

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Playnext is a Paid employment placement business

PayPay

BitCash

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BitCash makes internet payments safer and more convenient through electronic money.

PayPay

CARDNET

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CARDNET specializes in the authorization data switching service and payment business support service for member stores.

PayPay

invox

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invox is a cloud service platform that automates accounting processing such as payment and accounting regardless of the form of invoice.

PayPay

AXES Payment

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AXES Payment provides settlement agent services such as credit card payment and coupon sale.

PayPay

SB Payment Service

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SB Payment Service offers a wide range of payment methods and support for procedures related to payment, business agency, and contract work.

PayPay

ZEUS

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ZEUS is a provider of online electronic money payment services.

PayPay

ALL

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ALL engages in the development and sales of automatic payment machines and ticket vending machines.

PayPay

Kachiri

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Empower restaurants to focus on personal customer service through offering self-order kiosk, mobile orders, payments, and CRM programs.

PayPay

GOLDEX

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GOLDEX is a FinTech company that specializes in payment solution research and development.

PayPay

TenTen

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TenTen is a fast-paced technology startup in the mobile Bluetooth LE field developing integrated hardware, software for real-world loyalty

PayPay

remise

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remise is a company that provides payment collection services.

PayPay

ALMEX Japan

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ALMEX provides automatic payment machines and systems for hotels and medical institutions.

PayPay

F-REGI

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F-REGI is a Financial Service based platform

PayPay

POS+

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POS+ provides cloud-based point-of-sale(POS) to support store management across a wide range of industries.

PayPay

NIPPON Platform

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NIPPON Platform is a financial service company.

PayPay

ANA Digital Gate

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ANA Digital Gate is a joint-venture company for corporate settlement solutions business that leverages FinTech.

Written by Mark Fitz

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