BitFlyer, which claims to be Japan’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by bitcoin trading volume, has partnered with the privacy-focused browser’s subsidiary, Brave Software International SEZC, which performs token operations, to offer the wallet feature to users of both companies.
“We decided to work with bitFlyer as they're the largest exchange in Japan with high trust by users for its security standard,” Chikaki said. “Also, they are one of the key players in crypto-asset and blockchain technology. For Brave, it was a natural choice to work with them to expand our ecosystem in Japan.”
Expanding BAT’s reach
In a press statement, bitFlyer said it listed Brave’s basic attention token (BAT) in April 2020 and will now be Brave’s first crypto wallet partner in Japan.
“By leveraging the expertise and security that has characterized us since 2014, we will build a crypto asset wallet for Brave browser users to make owning and storing crypto as convenient as possible,” a bitFlyer spokesperson told CoinDesk via email.
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