First Trial in Japan: NIPPON Platform Partners with NETS to Enable NETS QR Payments in Japan

- Promoting Singaporean tourists’ payment in Japan, and supporting shops to handle foreign visitors’ payment -

December 13, 2018 03:12 AM Eastern Standard Time
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--“Making Japan into cashless society” is the motto for NIPPON Platform which provides various cashless solutions, NIPPON Platform has partnered with Singaporean company “NETS” to enable NETS QR code payment in Japan.

Consumers can use their NETS Pay, DBS PayLah!, OCBC Pay Anyone or UOB Mighty mobile apps to scan the NETS QR code displayed on our tablets to make payment. Consequently, NIPPON Tablet which is 100% subsidiary of NIPPON Platform providing free tablet rental to medium and small companies will launch of NETS Pay at distributed tablets from December 12, 2018. At this point, NETS QR is only available at NIPPON Tablet’ tablets in Japan.

Furthermore, NIPPON Platform will provide API to Japanese settlement companies and POS system developers as master license holder.

[Link of NETS PAY]
https://www.nets.com.sg/personal/retail-payments/nets-qr/

[Link of DBS PayLah!]
https://www.dbs.com.sg/personal/deposits/pay-with-ease/dbs-paylah

[Link of OCBC Pay Anyone]
https://www.ocbc.com/personal-banking/online-banking/payanyone.html

[Link of UOB Mighty]
https://www.uob.com.sg/personal/eservices/mobile/overview.page

Work with local authorities, expanding demonstration

NIPPON Platform and NIPPON Tablet are working with local authorities to expand demonstration for promoting NETS pay. We will inform our process with local authorities and how to do demonstration.

NIPPON Platform will continue to make efforts to encourage cashless payment with NIPPON Tablet. We are trying to activate regional economies through supporting mid and small shops to deal with foreign visitors' payment.


Payment brands which are available at NIPPON Tablet
(We officially open the application on 12 December, 2018)

Amazon Pay, NTT docomo”d Pay”, pring, PAY ID, WeChat Pay, Alipay, NETS Pay
* We are going to keep trying to make business partnerships with other payment brands, and it will be 10 more new payment brands available until end of May 2019 at our tablets.

■NIPPON Platform Co., Ltd.

Head office
2-14-5-3F Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan
HP
https://nippon-platform.co.jp/en/
President and Representative Director
CEO Jun Takagi
Date founded
2016 / 10
Capital
502,487,400 JPY (Including capital reserves)
Main Business Activities
Smart payment platform services, shop encourage service
Advisers
HASIDA Koiti (PLR*1 technical adviser)
(Professor at University of Tokyo)
*1 It is one of PDS (Personal Data Store). (PLR: Personal Life Repository)

■NIPPON Tablet Co., Ltd.

Head office
2-14-5-3F Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan
HP
https://nippon-tablet.co.jp/en/
President and Representative Director
CEO Jun Takagi
Date founded
2016 / 10
Capital
14,000,000 JPY
Main Business Activities
Manufacturing and selling private tablets for shops, providing various services
Advisers
Jun Takagi (Group founder)
Kohei Yamamoto (AI system adviser) (AI researcher and founder of Corpy & Co., Inc.)