Japanese Cryptocurrency Startup Tech Bureau Raises Funding To Expand Business

Japanese Cryptocurrency Startup Tech Bureau Raises Funding To Expand Business

Tech Bureau, a Japanese fintech and cryptocurrency company from Japan, has raised US$767,500 from Shinsei Bank and OKWave to expand business and increase headcount. The investment brings its total amount of funding raised to over US$22 million. Tech Bu…

Read more
Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Eye Friendlier Asian Countries As Crypto/CNY Trading Ban Comes Into Effect

Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Eye Friendlier Asian Countries As Crypto/CNY Trading Ban Comes Into Effect

A ban on cryptocurrency trading against the yuan has officially come into effect in China, forcing mainland bitcoin trading platform operators to turn to other Asian markets. Huobi, once one of the largest bitcoin trading platforms in the world, said i…

Read more
Japan Financial Group SBI Strengthens Commitment to Cryptocurrencies

Japan Financial Group SBI Strengthens Commitment to Cryptocurrencies

SBI Group, a financial services company based in Tokyo, is increasing its commitment to cryptocurrency and blockchain space with several bold initiatives unveiled this week. SBI Holdings, the entity that holds most of the group’s businesses and c…

Read more
Japanese Cryptocurrency Startup Expands to Canada

Japanese Cryptocurrency Startup Expands to Canada

Quoine, a cryptocurrency startup headquartered in Japan, has signed a partnership with Blockwave to expand to Canada starting with the deployment of its bitcoin exchange and trading platform Quoinex set to hit the market by the end of the year. Quoinex…

Read more
Dash Listed On Quoine Exchanges As Demand For Cryptos Surges In Asia

Dash Listed On Quoine Exchanges As Demand For Cryptos Surges In Asia

Dash, the sixth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has been listed on Qryptos, a cryptocurrency-only trading platform, and Quoinex, a crypto-fiat exchange, two platforms owned and operated by Japanese startup Quoine. The listing means tha…

Read more
Japan Solidifies its Position as Bitcoin Powerhouse, Processes 61% of Global Trades

Japan Solidifies its Position as Bitcoin Powerhouse, Processes 61% of Global Trades

Over the past month, following The PBOC’s crackdown on Chinese Bitcoin exchanges, Japan has successfully evolved into the largest Bitcoin exchange market by trading volume, overtaking the US by a significant margin. According to various market da…

Read more
Japan FSA Grants Virtual Currency Exchange License To 11 Companies

Japan FSA Grants Virtual Currency Exchange License To 11 Companies

Eleven digital currency companies in Japan have been granted a Virtual Currency Exchange license by the Financial Services Agency (FSA), the country’s financial watchdog. These include bitFlyer, Quoine, Tech Bureau, Bit Bank, SBI Virtual Currencies and GMO Coin. The FSA is currently reviewing 17 other applicants, according to an announcement released today. Since April 01, […]

This post Japan FSA Grants Virtual Currency Exchange License To 11 Companies first appeared on Coinjournal.

Read more
Japan To Introduce Blockchain ID System To Facilitate Customer Onboarding

Japan To Introduce Blockchain ID System To Facilitate Customer Onboarding

Japan’s financial regulator the Financial Services Agency (FSA) and various financial institutions are developing a common identification system leveraging blockchain technology to facilitate customer onboarding. The system will first be rolled out at the country’s three largest banks first, namely the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp., and Mizuho Bank. An administrative body […]

This post Japan To Introduce Blockchain ID System To Facilitate Customer Onboarding first appeared on Coinjournal.

Read more
Price Watch – Bitcoin Passed $4,000, but What’s the Real Reason Why?

Price Watch – Bitcoin Passed $4,000, but What’s the Real Reason Why?

Most crypto-fans never thought they’d live to see a day when bitcoin reached its true pinnacle of financial stability, but it appears that moment has come, as the digital currency now sits proudly beyond the $4,000 mark. It’s good news for those who never lost hope. It’s also a sign that anyone who doubted the […]

This post Price Watch – Bitcoin Passed $4,000, but What’s the Real Reason Why? first appeared on Coinjournal.

Read more