Ripple Gets More Partnerships

  • SBI Ripple Asia Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Takashi Okita; hereinafter referred to as “SBI Ripple (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Yoshitaka Kitao) (Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President and Representative Director: Ichiro Hamakawa, hereinafter referred to as “JCB”), Credit Saison Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Toshima-ku, Tokyo; President: Hiroshi Hayashino) ), Mitsui Sumitomo Card Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President and Representative: Ken Tsubasa) as members and establishes “Consortium of Payment Card Industry Utilizing Block Chain Technology etc.” (hereinafter “Card Consortium”) I will let you know that it was decided.

    Distributed ledger technology (DLT) has the potential to enhance the stability, flexibility and efficiency of financial institution systems not only for virtual currency use, but also for a wide range of applications, starting from the fundamental technology of virtual currency It is. In the card industry, in addition to virtual currency issue and point management, it is expected to be utilized in various applications such as identity verification, sharing / fraud prevention of illegal transactions and single sign-on.

    Each card industry company carries out various initiatives related to FinTech, but in the card consortium established in January 2018, with the aim of researching basic cross-cutting technology and establishing a common foundation, the diversification ledger technology and artificial We will investigate new financial infrastructure utilizing advanced technology such as intelligence.

    The management of the secretariat of the Card Consortium, together with JCB, holds the knowledge on distributed ledger technology etc. and is jointly played by SBI Ripple Asia which has a track record in the financial consortium. We actively promote partnerships with companies with advanced technology in Japan and overseas to realize more efficient work of participating companies, realize a highly convenient payment environment through improvement of user experience, etc., a society based on a cashless society We will try to reduce costs and improve productivity.


    SBI Ripple Asia株式会社

    SBIホールディングス株式会社(本社:東京都港区、代表取締役執行役員社長:北尾 吉孝)と、その子会社のSBI Ripple Asia株式会社(本社:東京都港区、代表取締役社長:沖田 貴史、以下「SBI Ripple Asia」)は、株式会社クレディセゾン(本社:東京都豊島区、代表取締役社長:林野 宏)、株式会社ジェーシービー(本社:東京都港区、代表取締役兼執行役員社長:浜川 一郎、以下「JCB」)、三井住友カード株式会社(本社:東京都港区、代表取締役社長:久保 健)等を発足メンバーとして「ブロックチェーン技術等を活用したペイメントカード業界コンソーシアム」(以下「カードコンソーシアム」)を設立することになりましたのでお知らせいたします。



    カードコンソーシアムの事務局の運営は、JCBとともに、分散台帳技術等に関する知見を保有し、金融コンソーシアムにおける実績を持つSBI Ripple Asiaが共同で担います。国内外の先端技術を有する企業との提携を積極的に行い、参加各社の業務効率化を実現化するとともに、ユーザーエクスペリエンスの向上等を通じて利便性の高い決済環境を実現し、キャッシュレス社会による社会コストの低減と生産性の向上を図って参ります。