Bitflyer showed 2019 losses, blockchain startup LayerX raised millions, and more headlined news from Japan this past week.
BitFlyer is a cryptocurrency exchange platform. The company was founded in 2014 in Japan and currently it is one of the leading platforms by trade volume in Asia. The majority number of trades of Bitcoin on BitFlyer are conducted in the national Japanese currency yen (JPY). The company is also well known for Miyabi — BitFlyer’s development of the fastest enterprise-grade blockchain technology. According to BitFlyer’s COO, Miyabi is able to operate over 1,500 transactions per second while Bitcoin processes only two and Ethereum only seven transactions per second. BitFlyer offers two trading platforms for different purposes. The first, Bitcoin Easy Exchange, is aimed at those who just need to buy Bitcoin and is very convenient for newbies. The second platform, BitFlyer Lightning, has a range of special tools for various kinds of trading.
Taking advantage of a memorable day in cryptocurrency history, BitFlyer decided to donate pizzas to folks in need.2386
Survey says the amount of Europeans who believe crypto will still exist in 10 years has edged up from 63% in 2019 to 66% in 2020.4191
With new laws on digital assets taking effect soon in Japan, a bitFlyer subsidiary started offering consulting on blockchain technology.6848
GMO Coin reported record volume, Tokai Tokyo Securities joined the Japan STO Association, and more headlined news from Japan this past week.2524
Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer launched its commission-free campaign for BTC/USD trading pair to its U.S. customers.8046
BitMEX’s insurance fund now holds nearly 0.2% of all Bitcoin in circulation after growing 61% in 2019, but what exactly is it for?5350
BitFlyer introduces Instant Buy on its European exchange platform, allowing users to buy crypto using a credit card, debit card or local instant transfer.3157
Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange BitFlyer is adding 5 new altcoins to its trading platform in Europe, 3 in the United States.5231
Partnership between crypto exchange bitFlyer and tech services company Tpoint Japan allows local users to exchange loyalty points for Bitcoin.2912
A partnership between bitFlyer Blockchain and Sumitomo Corporation aims to transfer rentals to smartphones.3348
63% of Europeans are confident that crypto will still exist in 10 years, according to a survey from bitFlyer.4412
International standards for crypto are coming, but at what cost to innovation?3476
Virtual Commodity Association Working Group has been established by four U.S. crypto exchanges to help the industry self-regulate.7440
The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) has lost both its vice presidents after their exchanges were hit with regulatory warnings.15915