Japan’s BitFlyer Gives US Clients Access to Bitcoin and Japanese Yen Pair Trading

“The BTC/JPY spot market posted over $30 billion in trading volume, making it one of the world’s largest bitcoin to fiat markets,” says bitFlyer.

News  ·  3 June 2021

The World Is Watching as Coinbase Goes Public

Exchange executives worldwide say the direct listing could spur adoption and acceptance of crypto.

Markets  ·  14 April 2021

Japan’s BitFlyer Has a New President – Again

BitFlyer replaced its company president and introduced its first non-Japanese director in its latest management reorganization.

News  ·  6 April 2021

BitFlyer Japan’s Assets Under Custody Reach Highest Point Since 2018

A new report from bitFlyer Japan states the exchange is now custodying more than 161.8 billion yen ($1.5 billion) on behalf of its clients, a two-year record for the company.

Business  ·  8 October 2020

BitFlyer Opens Japanese Bitcoin Market to European Traders

The cross-border initiative opens Japan's high-volume bitcoin markets to European traders courting the bitcoin/yen trading pair.

News  ·  30 September 2020

On bitFlyer Japan, Bitcoin Rewards Program Hits New Record

A report shared with CoinDesk Japan revealed the number of bitFlyer users exchanging loyalty points for bitcoin hit a record high in August.

Markets  ·  18 September 2020

Most New Customers at Japanese Exchange BitFlyer Are in Their 20s

More than 30% of new customers at bitFlyer, a major Japanese crypto exchange, are in their 20s, the exchange said.

News  ·  9 September 2020

Hawaii Welcomes Crypto Exchanges Back With New Regulatory Sandbox

ErisX and bitFlyer are among the 12 crypto exchanges piloting Hawaii’s digital currency regulatory sandbox, that will allow selected entities to do business in the state without its stringent money transmitter license for a two-year period.

News  ·  19 August 2020

Brave Browser Partners With bitFlyer to Expand BAT’s Reach in Japan

The crypto exchange will build a BAT wallet for Brave as it helps the cryptocurrency grow in Japan.

News  ·  10 July 2020

Crypto Exchanges Must Stop Acting Like Casinos in Wake of Robinhood Suicide: bitFlyer Exec

Crypto exchanges need to do more to protect customers and prevent tragic deaths in the wake of the Robinhood suicide, says bitFlyer US COO Joel Edgerton.

Business  ·  23 June 2020

66% of Europeans Believe Crypto Will Still Be Around in 10 Years: Survey

A poll from bitFlyer Europe suggests confidence in crypto is growing, despite the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

News  ·  29 April 2020
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BitFlyer Announces New Cryptocurrency Offerings

Japan-based bitFlyer is adding multiple new coins to its European and American subsidiaries.

Markets  ·  24 September 2019

BitFlyer Launches ‘Simple’ Bitcoin Buying and Selling Service for EU Market

The European arm of Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer has launched a bitcoin buying and selling service aimed to be easy to use.

Markets  ·  30 July 2019

BitFlyer, Sumitomo Aim to Wrap up the Property Rentals Business With a Blockchain App

BitFlyer Blockchain and Japanese business giant Sumitomo Corporation will develop a blockchain app allowing users to sign rental contracts and more.

Business  ·  24 July 2019

BitFlyer to Resume Opening New Accounts After One Year Voluntary Suspension

BitFlyer suspended its exchange service after an inquiry from Japan's Financial Services Agency.

Markets  ·  2 July 2019