Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is hiring in Japan, years after first saying it planned to launch services in the country.
- According to a tweet by the exchange's CEO, Brian Armstrong, Coinbase has "a number of open roles in Japan," and is asking others to put forward candidates.
- Per the company's website, various roles are up for grabs in the capital, Tokyo, across IT, data, finance and accounting, legal, marketing and communications, customer experience and international expansion.
- U.S.-based Coinbase has been eyeing a Japanese arm of its platform from as early as 2016 and has an entity in the country.
- CoinDesk reached out to Coinbase to ask if the flurry of new job positions heralds the launch of trading services in Japan sometime soon, but did not receive a reply by press time.
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