Japanese Think Tank NRI Considers Expanding Blockchain Research
NRI's Kazumitsu Yokokawa discusses the Japanese professional services firm's ongoing collaborations with major banks on blockchain efforts.
The SEC-regulated firm raised $14 million from notable investors across traditional and blockchain finance.
Ledger's crypto custody venture with Japanese bank Nomura may take longer than expected to launch, the startup's president said.
MUFG launched a 22-member research consortium of security issuers, broker dealers and tech companies to set standards for security token management.
Japan financial group Nomura has invested in Y Combinator-backed smart contract auditing startup Quantstamp.
Analysts from Japanese financial holdings company Nomura have estimated that the rise bitcoin prices could boost Japan's economic growth.