E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Opens Its New Crypto Exchange to Customers
Japan's Amazon equivalent, Rakuten, has started accepting limited account registrations for its new cryptocurrency exchange.
The integration will mean Rakuten Travel Xchange customers can opt to use ShareRing's self-sovereign identity app to access bookings.
Blockchain provenance startup Everledger has raised $20 million in a Series A round led by internet giant Tencent.
The move opens up crypto payments at thousands of merchants across Japan that accept Rakuten Pay and Rakuten Point Card.
The Japanese e-commerce giant's Rakuten Wallet exchange has gone live for spot trading of bitcoin, ether and bitcoin cash against the yen.
E-commerce giant Rakuten has partnered with blockchain analytics firm CipherTrace to ensure AML compliance for its soon-to-launch exchange platform.