We aim to provide services that reduce everyone’s financial anxieties and issues and drastically enriches people’s lives to create a society where everyone can take on a challenge. We will continue to improve our services with advanced technology and design while investing in the security to deliver the services safely.
Provide Services that Solve Financial Issues for a Diverse Range of Users (B2B and B2C)
Corporations and sole proprietors in Japan face various issues including the decrease in working population, low labor productivity, complex back office operation and concerns over working capital. We aim to improve the efficiency and productivity of back office operations through our services such as Money Forward Cloud and contribute to medium- to long-term corporate value improvement and sustainable growth.
In recent years, vague anxiety over future financial conditions is growing with the low birth rate, aging population, and the supposed need for extra ¥20 million after the retirement in addition to public pension benefits. We resolve the concerns of individual customers through services such as Money Forward ME, by visualizing the cash flow, expenditure, and asset balance, which leads to improve household finances and prepare for asset planning.
We will continue to provide a wide range of services that support our users to resolve financial issues and anxieties.
Solve Users’ Problems with Technology and Design
In a quickly changing and uncertain era, we believe use of technology is critical for quickly identifying issues and generating innovation. We also see the need to cover the significant gap between society and technology with creative design. We promote research and development with focus on “autonomy and usability” to identify prospective issues by applying cutting-edge technology and proposing actions for solution, which created services that incorporate the users’ perspectives.
In addition, by promoting the intellectual property strategy through concerted efforts by the Business Division, Research, Development and Design Division and Intellectual Property Strategy Division, we are striving to provide new value to our stakeholders and solve social issues by demonstrating the creativity of the Money Forward Group.
Through these initiatives, we will contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goal 9.
- Technology for sharing data, etc. between different software and services.
- Technology for extracting specific information from websites, etc.
- A service for renting out the infrastructure for providing cloud services.
- A system that allows users to log in to multiple web services, cloud services, and applications by simply authenticating with one set of IDs and passwords once.
Promote Investment in Security to Ensure the Safety
Our services handle a wide range of financial data, and we believe constant enhancement of information management is essential.
We will continue to invest in security to provide a safe environment for our users.
Information Security and Personal Data Protection
- ・Employee training
- ・Internal access authorization and access log record
- ・Appropriate information management at data centers
- ・Establishment of personal data management rules
- ・ISO/IEC 27001 and privacy mark certifications(Japanese)
- ・Nippon CISIRT Association membership(Japanese)
Prevention of Unauthorized Third-Party Access
- ・Review at time of development
- ・Firewall installation
- ・Third-party evaluation by external security diagnostics firm
- ・Data encryption and enhanced monitoring system
- ・Anti-virus software installation for employee devices
- ・Separate designated network environment for maintenance involving personal data