Monex Group Considers Coincheck Acquisition

Monex Group is considering the acquisition of the hacked exchange but has not made any decision yet
03 April 2018   536

Monex group has an aim to fulfill the social responsibility as a corporate group by contributing to society through its business activities based on the Group's corporate philosophy and code of conduct. On April 3, Nikkei Asian Review has published an article stating that Japanese online broker Monex Group is planning to take over Coincheck, a hacked Japanese cryptocurrency exchange.

As Nikkei wrote, two companies were already seeking approval for the acquisition from the FSA and from shareholders. Nevertheless, a couple of hours later, Money Group has issued a public statement regarding the article published in Nikkei, claiming that it has not made any decisions regarding the acquisition yet.


It is true that we have been considering the acquisition of the cryptocurrency firm mentioned in the report today but have not made any decision yet.

Monex Group

In the above mentioned statement Money Group claimed that Nikkei website news report mentioning their "entry into cryptocurrency business" was not based on Money Group announcement. The company has only been studying and experimenting on blockchain technology and cryptocurrency as its applied technology. As part of its efforts, Money Group set up the Monex Cryptocurrency Lab in January this year, and has also been considering the secure and socially responsible cryptocurrency business, but has "not made any decision yet" regarding Coincheck.

We recommend our readers to follow the most reliable sources of news, and choose the most trustworthy media portals in order to get all the latest news from crypto industry.

First BTC Forks Battle to be Held on p2pb2b Exchange

p2pb2b exchange is going to challenge 'digital gold' fork
28 September 2018   433

Since the launch of the very first cryptocurrency, lots of developers were trying to improve Bitcoin and fix existing bugs. According to, there were 69 Bitcoin forks in total in the crypto market in April 2018 and only 10 of them were traded on exchanges. p2pb2b exchange has decided to figure out which of the forks deserve to be listed and currently holds Bitcoin Forks Battle for the first time in the history of the crypto market. The platform is not going to decide the destiny of coins itself. Instead, the community of traders will be voting for the best coins in their opinion. The winner will get a free listing on p2pb2b.

How does the Battle go?

Bitcoin Forks Battle is held on the p2pb2b exchange in 3 stages. Any of Bitcoin forks can participate. The following forks are already participating in the Battle: B2X, BCA, BCD, BCX, BIFI, BTCS, BTN, BTX, GOD, LBTC, NRO, SBTC, UBTC. There is still a chance for any other Bitcoin fork to join the competition. Only traders registered on p2pb2b with at least 0.003 BTC / 0.05 ETH / 25 USD on their account in order to exclude frauds. The voting itself is free.

  • Stage 1 - Qualification
    • The stage will last for 7 days and only 8 most voted coins will pass to the next round.
  • Stage 2 - Play-off
    • 8 coins will be randomly divided into pairs. A fixture list will be made and coins will participate in matches just like it works in football. There will be 6 matches in total, 24 hours each. 2 finalists will pass to the next stage. Coins that will make it to the play-off will receive a special offer for the listing within a month since the announcement of the battle results.
  • Stage 3 - The Final
    • The final stage will last for 5 days, the most voted coin wins the battle and gets a free listing of p2pb2b.

Bitcoin forks will finally get a chance to enter the crypto market and find its acceptance. Coin holders will be able to benefit from trading and an improved functionality that each fork has already presented. Check out the official website to participate in the Battle and choose the coin you like the most.


p2pb2b cryptocurrency exchange has made a reboot after 4 years of work and introduced users a completely new platform for safe and profitable trading. The team is mainly focused on the needs of businesses and large enterprises. However, each participant of the crypto market will be able to find benefits in using p2pb2b exchange. Traders get high performance, safety, and client’s support. Businesses take an advantage of a possibility to list a new coin for 5 minutes, updated API, officially registered Estonian company. More information about the platform is available on the official website.