A Series B funding round of ErisX raised $27.5 million. The investments will be used to hire staff, create infrastructure, and secure the appropriate steps to develop a regulated market for digital assets.
Monex Group, a new owner of cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, plans to build its own blockchain platform and conduct an initial coin offering.
Japanese financial services provider Monex Group announced 100% share acquisition of Coincheck. The deal is planned for April 16.
Coincheck, the cryptocurrency exchange that suffered the largest theft earlier this year, has accepted a takeover bid by Japanese online brokerage Monex Group Inc.