Kraken, one of the world’s largest Bitcoin exchanges, has announced an investment from Money Partners Group, one of Japan’s leading foreign exchange brokerages, as part of Kraken’s Series B financing round.
Blockchain Capital has raised $13 million in a second investment fund aimed at companies within the digital currency and blockchain ecosystem.
The acquisition will allow Kraken to offer its exchange service to most Americans and Canadians.
Kraken announces its launching in Canada and a partnership with a software development company Vogogo.
Amid the roiling sea of gadgetry at the CES 2015, Bitcoin’s 2,000-square-foot island has attracted a lot of interest from companies and consumers alike, not to mention governments and investors.
The Yomiuri Shimbun reported that most of bitcoins dissapeared from Mt. Gox were as a result of fraud, despite the company’s claims it was due to hacker attacks.
The world of Bitcoin is coming to the Consumer Electronics Show 2015, sponsored by a partnership between BitPay, Circle, Kraken, Bitmain, Blockchain, Bitstamp, Private Internet Access, Robocoin, and yBitcoin.
Payward Inc, operator of the Kraken bitcoin exchange, will help the collapsed Mt. Gox exchange investigate the loss of hundreds of thousands of bitcoins and manage the process of paying back its creditors.
Munich-based Fidor Bank and Bitcoin exchange Kraken are launching an initiative to establish the first ‘specialised bank for crypto currencies.’
Kraken, a Bitcoin exchange, has announced its launching in Japan, aiming itself at the nation’s large number of finance professionals and active traders.