Tag Archives: Japan

Russia, Japan Consider Joint Digital Currency For Kuril Islands
  Russia and Japan may introduce a joint digital currency for residents of the far eastern Kuril Islands. According to reports highlighted by Russian [...]
FinTech’s Influence in Asian Markets Grows
  Several Asian countries are experiencing a growing effect of the fintech revolution that has swept across economies as innovative solutions pave the [...]
Bitcoin Card Provider Wirex Raises $3 Million from Japan’s SBI for Asian Expansion
  Bitcoin-based financial platform Wirex, formerly known as E-Coin, has raised $3 million in a Series A funding round from the Fintech fund [...]
Japanese Blockchain Consortium Exceeds 100 Members, Aims to Boost Awareness in Banks
  The Blockchain Collaborative Consortium (BCCC), Japan’s first industry blockchain consortium has revealed it has now reached 109 member companies [...]
Wirex Closes $3 mln Japan Funding Round, Eyes Asia Expansion
  UK-based fiat and cryptocurrency online banking platform Wirex has announced it has raised $3 mln from Japanese SBI Group. Wirex, which offers [...]
Japan’s Biggest Bank to Open Banking Processes to FinTech App Developers
  The Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), Japan’s largest banking corporation and one of the biggest financial groups in the world is reportedly [...]
Japanese Fintech Sector to See a Significant Boost in Revenues by 2021
  The fintech industry in Japan is expected to register a huge growth in the next five years, thanks to innovation-friendly regulations. Read [...]
China & Japan Lead Asian Interest in FinTech
  Asia is continuing to demonstrate its commitment to FinTech and is helping to fuel global investment in the sector, according to a report from [...]
How Japanese Blockchain Technology Revolutionizes Municipal Government in Belgium
  Japan-based Tech Bureau is offering Mijin, a private Blockchain technology in “The Blockchain Lab” at Digipolis, to the Belgian municipal [...]
Bank of Japan Will “Seriously Consider” Virtual Currency: Official
  Blockchain technology, the underlying innovation behind digital currencies including bitcoin was under the spotlight during the 3rd Fintech Forum [...]