Kyash is a fintech startup working on creating next infrastructure for money exchange by providing mobile payment/banking to consumer and financial platform to businesses to transform Japanese financial landscape.

Kyash provides mobile banking services with full-stack banking technology currently offering digital wallet app.

Kyash was founded in 2015 by Shinichi Takatori. The company is headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan.


Kyash offers a mobile banking app that enables consumers to make online and offline payments, remittances, and ATM withdrawal services. In addition, Kyash, the issuer of Visa cards, provides flexibility by issuing virtual and physical pre-paid debit cards.


Kyash currently focuses on the Japanese retail market. The company has obtained two licenses – a prepaid debit cards license in 2020 and a fund transfer license in 2017 – from the government to operate its financial services in Japan.


Kyash is backed by Goodwater Capital, Japan Post Investment Corporation, Block, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, Greenspring Associates, Greyhound Capital, Altos Ventures, SMBC Nikko Securities, StepStone Group, and others. The company raised $41.2M in Series D round on Mar 17, 2022. This brings Kyash's total funding to $114.2M to date.



  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $114.2M over 5 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Minato-ku
  • State: Tokyo
  • Country: Japan
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