bitFlyer

bitFlyer is the largest virtual currency and blockchain company in Japan, having received investments from SMBC Venture Capital, Mizuho Capital, Dai-ichi Life Insurance, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Venture Capital, Recruit Strategic Partners, Dentsu Digital Holdings, SBI Investment, GMO VenturePartners, QUICK, and Venture Labo Investment, among others. The company aims to revolutionize the FinTech sector using blockchain technology. bitFlyer’s work includes operation of the bitFlyer integrated virtual currency platform, in-depth blockchain research, and the R&D of our original blockchain miyabi.

Venture Capitalist Barry Silbert Believes in Investor’s Commitment to Cryptos Despite Meltdown
June 24th, 2018

Silbert believes in investors’ committement to the digital currency market, as an increasing number of investors are attempting to enter the game despite ongoing bear cycle.

Bitflyer Suspends New Signups After Receiving “Improvement Order” from Japanese FSA
June 22nd, 2018

Japan’s Financial Service Agency has forced one of the biggest Bitcoin exchanges bitFlyer to cease new account registrations due to inadequate AML/KYC requirements.

NY Attorney Genernal Launches Inquiry in Crypto Exchanges
April 18th, 2018

The fact-finding inquiry into the practices of crypto exchanges is intended to ensure all mandatory procedures of registration are being followed with transparency.

bitFlyer Launches in Europe, Becomes the World’s First Bitcoin Exchange Regulated in Japan, the US and Europe
January 23rd, 2018

bitFlyer will be the only licensed exchange in the continent that will allow users to trade with Japan.

bitFlyer Launches in Europe and Becomes the World’s First Bitcoin Exchange to Be Regulated in Japan, the US and Europe
January 23rd, 2018

bitFlyer’s launch into Europe comes hot on the heels of explosive growth in Japan and launch in the US in 2017. bitFlyer is the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange and the only one licensed in Europe that will allow users to trade with Japan, the world’s largest market for bitcoin trading.

Bitcoin Price is Going to the Moon as Cryptocurrency Breaks $11,000 Barrier
November 29th, 2017

Bitcoin’s price briefly hit a new record on Wednesday, by breaking$11,000 barrier.

bitFlyer, the World’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange, Launches in the U.S.
November 29th, 2017

Tokyo-based bitFlyer, world’s largest Bitcoin exchange, has recently received an approval-nod from the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) to start its operations in U.S.

Japan’s FSA Officially Licenses 11 Bitcoin Exchanges, Including bitFlyer
October 2nd, 2017

FSA has declared first cryptocurrency exchanges that are now allowed to operate in the country under the recently adopted regulations.

bitFlyer Receives Virtual Currency Exchange Registration from Japan FSA
September 29th, 2017

Japan’s financial regulator has given bitFlyer, the largest Japanese Bitcoin Exchange, a license to operate a virtual currency exchange

bitFlyer Selected as a Partner Vendor for Japanese Bankers Association’s ‘Collaborative Blockchain Platform’
September 15th, 2017

bitFlyer, a Japanese startup that that recently announced it will launch a US-based digital currency exchange this Fall, is going head-to-head with titans from Japan’s tech industry in a pilot for the Japan Banking Association (which runs Japan’s SWIFT equivalent and represents a consortium of 120 banks) to demonstrate its enterprise blockchain product, “miyabi.” bitFlyer will begin operation of “miyabi” with the JBA in October.