Japan

10 Best-Funded Fintech Startups in Japan

Japan has seen strong growth in the fintech ecosystem in these past several years as fintech startups, industry players, regulars and government have collaborated to build a sustainable and scalable environment for innovation. Fintech has been considered one of the

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US$55 Million Series C Funding for Japanese Fintech

Paidy – the instantly issued post-pay credit account linked to mobile phone number company from Japan, has announced at RISE in Hong Kong a Series C funding round of US$55 million. The investment is being led by ITOCHU Corporation, with

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Japan Crypto Exchange Update: 16 FSA Approved Exchanges

BITOCEAN (株式会社BITOCEAN) was the last exchange approved by the FSA, on December 26, 2017. Since the Coincheck hack in January 2018, all FSA personnel have been focused on strengthening the control infrastructure of existing exchanges and pending applicants, with a number

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