Singapore NETS Senior Management, Mr. Alvin Seck Visits Japan for Promoting Business Development with NIPPON Platform

–Meeting Singaporeans’ favorite destination Hokkaido local important

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–“Making Japan into cashless society” is the motto for NIPPON Platform
Co., Ltd. which provides various cashless solutions (Tokyo, Japan, CEO:
Jun TAKAGI). NIPPON Platform is promoting Singaporean tourists’ payment
with Mr. Alvin Seck Weng Kin who is Head of Merchant Services and
Solutions for NETS.

1. Background

NIPPON Platform has partnered with Singaporean company “NETS” to enable
NETS QR code payment in Japan in December 2018.
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 launched NETS
Pay at distributed tablets from December 12, 2018. At this point, NETS
QR is only available at NIPPON Tablet’s tablets in Japan.
is Singaporeans’ favorite destination, therefore Mr. Alvin Seck visited
Sapporo Snow Festival to meet local important personae and is planning
to make a presentation in Tokyo to promote NETS in Japan.

2. Hokkaido courtesy call summary

Mr. Alvin Seck made courtesy calls on Hokkaido business important
personae on February 8.
Following is the schedule of this visit.

        10:15 –  

Courtesy call on Vice Mayor of Sapporo, Mr. Takatoshi Machida

11:00 –

Courtesy call and interview on Managing Director, Hokkaido
Broadcasting Co., Ltd. Mr. Tetsuya Matsumoto

12:30 – Visit NIPPON Platform snow festival exhibition booth, and presenting
NETS payment
14:00 –

Courtesy call on President of Sapporo Tourism Association, Mr. Ryo

16:30 –

Courtesy call on General Manager, Sales Department, The Hokkaido
Shimbun Press, Mr. Takashi Takegahara


3. Invitation for the fifth seminar hosted by Japan Cashless

The fifth seminar will be held on February 12, 2019.
We invite Mr.
Alvin Seck who is Head of Merchant Services and Solutions for NETS.
a panel discussion, Mr. Takagi will act as moderator to ask Mr. Alvin
Seck and Mr. Takeshi Inoue who is Chief of Policy Implementation
Department, Obihiro City, Tokyo Office. We will introduce Obihiro city
local government initiatives to welcome south Asian tourists.
Participation is free.


[The fifth seminar hosted by Japan Cashless Association:



  February 12, 2019 (Tuesday)
13:00   Reception start
13:30 Seminar start
13:45 NETS Mr. Alvin Seck presentation

Japan Cashless Association Managing Director Mr. Jun Takagi

15:30 Panel discussion
16:00 Finish seminar, Q&A session
16:15 Finish


TKP Tokyo Station Central Conference Center

Shinmakicho building 10F, Yaesu 1-8-16, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan


Details on the following link

4. Future developments

Singapore population is a small country with 5,837,325 citizens;
however, it functions as a gateway to South Asia in 10 countries of
647.39 million ASEAN member countries. In order to cover this rapidly
growing South Asian countries, Singapore market cannot be ignored. It is
very important for Nippon Platform to have acquired the contract of NETS
Pay which is indispensable for Singaporean daily life. First, start from
attracting tourism in Hokkaido by promoting the use of NETS Pay in
Japan, we will increase tourism expenditure of Singaporean tourists in
Japan. This leads revitalization of Japanese local areas and shopping
districts centering on small and medium-sized personal shops in Japan.
Second, we support Japanese companies to enter Singapore and cashless
settlement locally, for leading economic development in both Japan and

5. Mr. Alvin Seck biography

Alvin Seck is 47 years old born in Singapore on July 12, 1971.
Seck graduated with an honors degree in Electronics and Electrical
Engineering from the University of Glasgow (UK) and pursued a post
graduate program and was conferred Masters in Business Management (MBM)
with Distinction by Strathclyde Graduate Business School (UK).
serves as Head of Merchant Services and Solutions for NETS, and provides
leadership to manage a growing merchant/customer base of 40,000 and more
than 104,000 acceptance points. He manages more than $18 billion per
annum merchants transactional volume in Singapore.


NIPPON Platform Co., Ltd.

Head office:   2-14-5-3F Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Representative Directors:

Executive chairman and Overseas operation CEO Jun Takagi

Executive president and Domestic operation CEO Shinsuke Hishiki
Date founded:

October 2016

Capital: 502,487,400 JPY (Including capital reserves)
Business Activities: Smart payment platform services, shop encourage service


Koiti HASIDA (PLR*1 technical adviser)

(Professor at the University of Tokyo)
*1: It is one of PDS (Personal Data Store). (PLR: Personal Life


NIPPON Platform Co., Ltd.
Group PR
Tel: 813-4546-1766