E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Wins License for New Crypto Exchange
Japan's Financial Service Agency has licensed a cryptocurrency exchange being rebranded and relaunched by internet giant Rakuten.
Blockchain provenance startup Everledger has raised $20 million in a Series A round led by internet giant Tencent.
The Japanese e-commerce giant's Rakuten Wallet exchange has gone live for spot trading of bitcoin, ether and bitcoin cash against the yen.
The integration will mean Rakuten Travel Xchange customers can opt to use ShareRing's self-sovereign identity app to access bookings.
E-commerce giant Rakuten has partnered with blockchain analytics firm CipherTrace to ensure AML compliance for its soon-to-launch exchange platform.
Japan's Amazon equivalent, Rakuten, has started accepting limited account registrations for its new cryptocurrency exchange.
The CEO of Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten has repeated his conglomerate’s intention to “probably” accept bitcoin at some stage, at a company financial conference in Tokyo today. Without disclosing a specific timeframe in which it might happen, company CEO Hiroshi Mikitani said: “We are thinking about [accepting bitcoin] and we probably will.” The CEO, one of Japan’s wealthiest individuals, previously […]