A Digital Garage subsidiary has partnered with blockchain tech firm Blockstream to test atomic swaps of a Japanese yen-pegged stablecoin.
Bitcoin infrastructure company Blockstream has expanded its partnership with IT firm Digital Garage to boost blockchain development in Japan.
Japan financial group Nomura has invested in Y Combinator-backed smart contract auditing startup Quantstamp.
Digital currencies are still relatively unknown in Japan. This week, one of the country's pioneering VC firms aims to change that.