The contents of the report, a full copy of which can be found below, represent perhaps some of the more granular details of blockchain experimentation in Japan to date. Since the start of 2016, a rang... Read More
According to Nikkei, Mitsui Suitomo Insurance is working with Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange bitFlyer to develop the policy. The publication reported that the insurer will offer as much as 1bn yen (roug... Read More
Kano said that bitFlyer’s banking investors are primarily interested in its blockchain technology work, as well as what he described as “various FinTech related resources” that the company has in addi... Read More
Zaif is the latest Japanese bitcoin company to receive funding. The exchange has raised over $6.2 million so far. as part of its Series A funding round.
Zaif already has the distinction of being on... Read More
Market research firm Seed Planning estimates the Bitcoin's annual trading volume will soar to 2 trillion yen this year. It says about 7.8 million bitcoins (worth about 430 billion yen) was traded... Read More
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