Interviews

Interview with Mr. Ras Vasilisin, Founder & CEO of Virtuse Exchange

We are excited to talk with Mr. Ras Vasilisin, the Founder & CEO of Virtuse Exchange, who went from Wall St., to co-founding an investment bank, becoming one of of the largest carbon emissions traders in Europe and Asia, to now launching a new crypto exchange called Virtuse. Virtuse is a blockchain-powered exchange allowing investors… Continue reading Interview with Mr. Ras Vasilisin, Founder & CEO of Virtuse Exchange

Blockchain, Cryptocurrency

LINE Announces Plan to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange BITBOX in July Enabling Trading Globally Except in Japan and the U.S.

Handling at least 30 different cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and being ready for 15 languages except Japanese TOKYO – June 28, 2018 – LINE Corporation (“LINE”) and LVC Corporation (“LVC”), a LINE group company operating its cryptocurrency and blockchain businesses, announced today the plan to launch BITBOX, a cryptocurrency exchange available globally except in Japan and… Continue reading LINE Announces Plan to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange BITBOX in July Enabling Trading Globally Except in Japan and the U.S.

Regulations

Kraken to leave Japan due to increased costs

Kraken is leaving Japan due to high costs of doing business. This is momentous news and could be a trend setter. Kraken, a cryptocurrency exchange, has been doing business in Japan since 2014. Japan's Financial Service Agency has began investigating crypto exchanges to provide regulatory oversight. Binance also has opened an office in Malta after… Continue reading Kraken to leave Japan due to increased costs