Blockchain Firm R3, Japan’s SBI Holdings To Establsih Joint Venture Next Year

Japanese financial services giant SBI Holdings is partnering with New York-based enterprise blockchain software firm R3 to establish a joint venture in January 2019. Japanese news outlet Nikkei reported that SBI Group is expanding its partnership with R3 to create a joint venture that would promote the use of R3’s Corda blockchain. The partnership would…

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SBI Ripple Asia Receives Licence for Inter-Bank Blockchain Payments

SBI Ripple Asia, the Tokyo-based joint enterprise of SBI Holdings and Ripple, has registered as a substitute agent for electronic settlement with the Ministry of Finance bureau in the region of Kantou. This is the first step in the process of legally implementing the blockchain-based ‘MoneyTap’ service in Japan. Join the Leading Industry Event! Inter-bank…

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SBI Crypto Investments to Offer Derivatives Trading After Investing in US Firm

SBI Crypto Investments of Tokyo has purchased 12 percent of Clear Markets of North Carolina as part of its goal of opening a cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform that caters to institutions, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. The players SBI Crypto Investments is a subsidiary of SBI Holdings, which is itself a subsidiary of SBI…

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Japan’s SBI Holdings Pioneers Bank-Backed Digital Currency Exchange

Japanese financial institution SBI Holdings is formally launching the world’s first bank-backed digital currency exchange. Japanese financial conglomerate SBI Holdings said on Tuesday that its in-house digital currency trading platform VCTRADE is now online, paving the way for the world’s first bank-backed crypto exchange. SBI Holdings made the announcement on its website on Tuesday saying…

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UPDATE RIPPLE SBI Holdings Cryptocurrency VC Trade, Women Rule Japan Household Money, XRP Price リップル

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Fidelity Investments Rumoured to Be Planning Cryptocurrency Exchange

Fidelity Investments, one of the world’s biggest asset management companies, is to open a cryptocurrency exchange, according to a report in Business Insider. Citing anonymous sources, the report says that the company is advertising for a programmer to “engineer, create and deploy a Digital Asset exchange to both a public and private cloud.” The sources…

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SBI Holdings Invests in Potamus Holdings

According to an official press release, SBI Crypto Investment has made a strategic investment in Potamus Holdings. Potamus Holdings is the parent company of Potamus Trading, which is a broker-dealer which offers trading infrastructure.  SBI Crypto Investment is a subsidiary of SBI Holdings, a provider of inter-based financial services. Potamus Holdings is based in Boston and SBI…

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