BitFury expands in Japan

BitFury Group opens representative office in Japan
27 September 2017   961

The world’s leading full-service blockchain technology company, BitFury Group, announces the opening of a new office in Japan.

As reported, a Tokyo office is to be led by veteran finance and technology expert Katsunori Aonuma.

Japan is an extraordinarily innovative place and a crucial area of growth for Blockchain technology. We look forward to building new customer relationships and designing the products they need to make their enterprises run more securely and efficiently.

Valery Vavilov
CEO of The BitFury Group

Aonuma brings 13 years of experience to BitFury in finance, focusing on technology and media in investment banking, private equity and venture capital. The man claims that he is “thrilled to play a key role leading BitFury’s business growth in Japan”. As the foundational full-service Blockchain company, BitFury will become a huge advocate in Japan.

Coinbase to Expand Services for Asia

Among the services available now there are Coinbase Prime, Pro and Custody
22 January 2019   119

Coinbase, the leading US cryptocurrency company reported that from now on its professional trading and custodial platforms are available to institutional clients and investors with large volumes from the Asian region.

In particular, according to the Coinbase blog, users of Asia will have access to the option of depositing accounts and withdrawing funds using SWIFT transfers through non-US bank accounts.

In the past 12 months, hundreds of crypto-first hedge funds have launched around the world, and many hundreds more traditional institutions such as proprietary trading firms, family offices and endowments have begun actively trading digital assets. Coinbase’s suite of professional products — Coinbase Prime and Pro, Coinbase Custody — serves these customers, along with other participants in the market, like asset issuers, crypto exchanges, and miners.

Elliott Suthers


Among the services available there are Coinbase Prime, Coinbase Pro and Coinbase Custody, which also supports the steamer USDC.

In December 2018, Coinbase began to provide services to residents of the islands of Guernsey and Maine, as well as Lithuania, Iceland, Andorra and Gibraltar.