JAPAN

Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Zaif to Resume Activity Seven Months After Hack

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif announced that the transfer of the business from Tech Bureau to Fisco Digital Asset Group...

FPT Corporation and SBI Holdings Invest $3 Million in Vietnamese Blockchain Project

Technology company FPT Corporation and financial services firm SBI Holdings Inc have jointly invested $3 million in Vietnamese ...
April 19, 2019
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Bitcoin Cash Removal Amid Bitcoin SV Delistings Was Coincidence

Japanese financial services giant SBI Holdings says the removal of bitcoin cash (BCH) from its exchange this week was not a res...

Bithumb Exchange Operator Reveals Plans for US, Japanese Markets

The CEO of Singapore-based Blockchain Exchange Alliance (BXA) — which has a controlling stake in major South Korean crypto exch...

Japanese Regulators to Introduce New Rules Regarding Exchanges’ Cold Wallets

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) will reportedly introduce new rules regarding cold wallets for storing cryptocurrencies...

Chainalysis Caps Series B Funding With $6 Million From Two Japanese Heavyweights

United States-based blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis has raised a further $6 million from two major Japanese investors,...
April 16, 2019
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Coincheck Owner Mulls Addition of Crypto to Its Retail Offerings

Online brokerage Monex Group Inc., owner of the hacked Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, is considering adding crypto to its ...

Rakuten Begins Registrations for Cryptocurrency Exchange Ahead of June Launch

Japanese internet giant Rakuten has begun letting prospective users of its Rakuten Wallet cryptocurrency exchange open accounts...

Coincheck Exchange Adds Ethereum And Ripple to Its New Over-the-Counter Trading Desk

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has added its first two altcoins to its recently launched over-the-counter (OTC) tra...

Bithumb Exchange Operator Gains $200 Million From Japanese Investment Fund

The parent company of major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has received $200 million in funding from Japan’s ST B...