Brave Browser Partners With bitFlyer to Expand BAT’s Reach in Japan
The crypto exchange will build a BAT wallet for Brave as it helps the cryptocurrency grow in Japan.
The cross-border initiative opens Japan's high-volume bitcoin markets to European traders courting the bitcoin/yen trading pair.
A report shared with CoinDesk Japan revealed the number of bitFlyer users exchanging loyalty points for bitcoin hit a record high in August.
A new report from bitFlyer Japan states the exchange is now custodying more than 161.8 billion yen ($1.5 billion) on behalf of its clients, a two-year record for the company.
More than 30% of new customers at bitFlyer, a major Japanese crypto exchange, are in their 20s, the exchange said.
ErisX and bitFlyer are among the 12 crypto exchanges piloting Hawaii’s digital currency regulatory sandbox, that will allow selected entities to do business in the state without its stringent money transmitter license for a two-year period.