Browsing the "Rakuten" Tag

Tencent, Fidelity Back $20 Million Round for Blockchain Firm Everledger

| Daniel Palmer

Blockchain provenance startup Everledger has raised $20 million in a Series A round led by internet giant Tencent.

Rakuten’s Crypto Exchange Has Launched for Trading in 3 Cryptos

| Daniel Palmer

The Japanese e-commerce giant's Rakuten Wallet exchange has gone live for spot trading of bitcoin, ether and bitcoin cash against the yen.

Rakuten Brings in Compliance Partner for New Crypto Exchange

| Yogita Khatri

E-commerce giant Rakuten has partnered with blockchain analytics firm CipherTrace to ensure AML compliance for its soon-to-launch exchange platform.

E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Opens Its New Crypto Exchange to Customers

| Yogita Khatri

Japan's Amazon equivalent, Rakuten, has started accepting limited account registrations for its new cryptocurrency exchange.

E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Wins License for New Crypto Exchange

| Yogita Khatri

Japan's Financial Service Agency has licensed a cryptocurrency exchange being rebranded and relaunched by internet giant Rakuten.

Rakuten Is About to Buy a Bitcoin Exchange for $2.4 Million

| Wolfie Zhao

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten is planning another step into the cryptocurrency industry with the acquisition of a local bitcoin exchange.

E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Is Launching Its Own Crypto

| Annaliese Milano

Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten is launching Rakuten Coin to use as part of its loyalty rewards program.

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Rakuten Acquires Bitcoin Startup Team for Blockchain Lab Launch

| Stan Higgins

Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten has acqui-hired bitcoin startup Bitnet as part of a bid to staff its new blockchain development lab in the UK.

Consensus 2015: What the Internet Can Teach Blockchain Innovators

| CoinDesk

A pioneer in internet security will discuss lessons for digital currencies in the adoption of a protocol as a technical standard.

Tokyo Japan

Retail Giant Rakuten Enables Bitcoin Payments for US Customers

| Yessi Bello Perez

The Japanese e-commerce giant has integrated with payment processor Bitnet, enabling customers based in the United States to pay with bitcoin.