DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opened

The exchange began trading on Thursday January 11
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DMM Group, Japanese internet and entertainment conglomerate has launched a cryptocurrency exchange under the brand name DMM Bitcoin. The platform began trading on Thursday January 11.

DMM Bitcoin Exchange

The platform supports bitcoin, litecoin, ethereum, ethereum classic, nem, bitcoin cash and ripple. Fourteen currency pairs are available for trading. In addition to the 7 coins trading for yen, 7 crypto-to-crypto trading pairs are offered:

  • ETH/BTC,
  • ETC/ETH,
  • XEM/BTC,
  • XRP/BTC,
  • LTC/BTC,
  • ETC/BTC,
  • BCH/BTC.

The exchange is giving away 1,000 yen (~$US9) to all customers who open a new account during the campaign period between January 11 to March 11.

According to DMM’s announcement, the exchange is using a trading platform provided by Simplex Inc. called “Simplex Cryptocurrency.” This platform offers trading tools for general investors, business management systems, and a dealing system.

In addition, Next Currency Inc, a branch of DMM Group, is launching a new cryptocurrency exchange called Cointap.

Cointap Exchange

The company added that Cointap will be tailored for investors entering the market for the first time.

iPayment to cooperate with Aliant Payment Systems

iPayment, Inc., a payment provider for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), today announced a partnership with Aliant Payment Systems
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This new partnership will allow iPayment to facilitate digital currency acceptance for merchants and their channel partners. 

Our goal at Aliant is to be one of the first adopters and facilitators of cryptocurrency in the traditional payments space. Partnering with an established, quality organization like iPayment helps us achieve that goal. We are looking forward to mutually moving into a new territory of block chain and cryptocurrency and providing our shared clients with an alternative form of accepting and processing secure, cost-effective payment transactions.
Eric Brown
Founder, CEO, Aliant Payment Systems, Inc.

Aliant Payment’s Crypto Processing Gateway provides merchants with the possibility  to accept cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin or Litecoin, in both digital and card-present environments.

The payments landscape is always changing. iPayment is continually pursuing partnerships with organizations that not only anticipate these changes, but develop innovative solutions to address them – and that is exactly what Aliant has done. We’re looking forward to cultivating this partnership and introducing crypto payment acceptance to our channel partners and adding it to our overall product offering.
Denise Tahali
Senior Vice President, Partner Sales, iPayment, Inc. 

From this new product innovation, iPayment is aimed on small business enablement and delivering efficient services and resolves for business developments. Aliant also lets e-commerce and mobile vendors worldwide to adopt different payment forms, and it provides a complete line of credit card machines, ATMs and payment technology. 

With the help of this collaboration, iPayment can now supply Aliant’s Crypto Processing Gateway to partners and merchants who wish to accept these forms of digital payments.