Mizuho Financial Group

Finance & Economics

Mizuho to Create Fund to Support Japanese Tech Startups

Mizuho Financial Group announced plans to create a debt fund that will focus on supporting Japanese startups operating in the technology sector.


Mizuho Rolls Out Generative AI to Bank Staff in Japan

Mizuho Financial Group announced the provision of access to Microsoft’s Azure OpenAI service to all employees of its banks in Japan.

Finance & Economics

Japanese Banks to Enter Metaverse Economic Zone

Leading Japanese banks and tech companies have joined a metaverse infrastructure project to provide payments, authentication, and insurance services for users across platforms

Finance & Economics

Mizuho Bank Implements Oracle Banking Tech

Mizuho Bank, Ltd., an integrated retail and corporate banking division of Mizuho Financial Group and one of the largest financial institutions in Japan, is upgrading its banking system for international transactions with Oracle.


Mizuho Bank president to leave after IT failures

He took the blame for widespread IT system failures

Fintech & Ecommerce

JCB partners Japanese key players to advance digital society

Nearly 100 Fujitsu Group employees in Japan will participate in the program


Major Japanese bank pilots Digital ID

The trial will start in May 2020

Finance & Economics

Japanese financial giants to create a new mobile bank

Companies have agreed to establish a joint venture to start a discussion on making a new bank