New Coincheck Owner to Plan ICO and Private Blockchain

Monex Group filed financial report and said its Japanese arm will spearhead the planned blockchain push
26 April 2018   682

The Japanese online broker Monex Group, which recently acquired the Coincheck exchange, can soon begin developing its own blockchain platform and organize the ICO, CoinDesk reports.

In its latest financial report, published on April 26, Monex, which also has an American and Asian-Pacific unit, reports that the Japanese wing of the firm will be the pioneer of the blockchain initiative.

Japan segment will use blockchain technology for the aim of executing all the trading of financial products and every financial transactions in safety and at low cost. Creating our own blockchain and its ICO are in the scope.

Monex Team

The company did not share other details of its plans, but for the first time told about the financial state of Coincheck after a serious hack.

According to today's Monex report, Coincheck's pre-tax profit for the fiscal year ending March 2018 is 6.3 billion yen ($ 57 million) with an "extraordinary loss of 47.3 billion yen" ($ 432 million).

In mid-March, Coincheck paid $ 420 million to investors as compensation for the funds stolen during the January hacker attack.

Diffusion 2019 to Gather Crypto Hackers in Berlin

World most interesting tokenised protocol teams joined forces to create one of the biggest devconf in the world
20 September 2019   106

19th-20th October 2019, Berlin, one of the IT capitals of the world, will gather representatives of blockchain, AI, IoT and Big Data industries across the globe. 350 developers are going to test their skills, by hacking with 25m+ lines of open source code. Thousand of prizes awaits the winners.

This two-day event will focus on the practical application of open-source distributed ledger technology, smart contracts, machine learning and programmable tokens, to create a new data layer.


Diffusion 2019 Attendants
Diffusion 2019 Attendants

The conference will last for two days and is focused on the practical usage of open-source blockchain technology, machine learning, programmable tokens and smart contracts with a goal to create a new data layer. 

If you are not a skilled programmer, you will find what to do, Join panels, chats, workshops. Discuss the latest topics, such as token economics, blockchain for enterprise, AI, deep learning and more. Whether you are a dev, work in IT or tech industry, geek or just interested all that new - this is a place for you. You will be able to discuss things and share knowledge with lead developers, professors, start-upers and CEOs.

Part of Diffusion 2019 Attendants
Part of Diffusion 2019 Attendants

The event will take place at the Factory Berlin.

Hype.Codes team is happy to report that our journalist is going to the Diffusion 2019 too! Anton will provide you, our dear readers, with the freshest news and announces straight from the Factory.

Also, check out the latest conference's partnership with ETHBerlin.

And now the most interesting thing. You will be able to to take part in a hackathon for free!

Apply for free place at Hackaton now!

Not a coder, but still want to attend an event? 

Get your ticket here!