The agency has 30 people overseeing crypto projects; however, 12 people will be added to the current team in 2019 in order to accelerate development in the crypto industry.
Tsukuba is the first city in Japan to implement a voting system based on blockchain technology.
Tokyo-based SBI Holdings has announced that it has upped its investment amount in controversial Japanese exchange LastRoots, via a press release on the SBI official website.
9 million TRON tokens will be airdropped on the newly launched crypto exchange BITBOX between now and August 22nd.
Japanese tech giant GMO has reported a profitable Q2 for its fledgling crypto business. This comes hot on the heels of a significant loss in Q1 2018.
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT), the largest telecom provider in Japan, has filed for a patent to use blockchain technology to store contracts.
After a month’s delay, SBI Holdings has now formally opened the world’s first bank to be backed entirely by cryptocurrency. The new trading platform is called VCTRADE and will be open to…
Japan’s financial watchdog has issued business improvement orders to six of the nation’s 16 fully licensed crypto exchanges after conducting on-site inspections.
Japan has recently taken an unprecedented move by denying FSHO, a crypto exchange, its full approval to operate in the country. This becomes its first ever denial of a business registration…
"VCTRADE" is only available for the 20,000 people who signed up during the pre-registration period in October 2017. The platform will start accepting public applications in July 2018.
Gumi Cryptos has already funded startups such as stable cryptocurrency Basis, sharing economy marketplace Origin Protocol, video game company Robot Cache and sweepstakes platform Pryze.
Japan’s financial watchdog has issued new requirements for crypto exchanges operating in the country to promote compliance and protect customers from any theft of their assets.
According to SoftBank's press release, the initiative will help in increasing the usage of renewable energy at homes to promote clean energy in rural areas.
SBI Holdings released a statement on Friday which stating that it won't need Huobi's help in developing exchanges, as it will use internal resources.