bitFlyer

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bitFlyer

Trading · Investments

Digital Asset Exchange

Japan, Tokyo
$37M
Total amount raised
2014
Year of establishment
Active
Status

About

Hi we’re bitFlyer!


bitFlyer is Japan’s leading cryptocurrency exchange and marketplace who provides their customers with the opportunity to buy, sell, and trade bitcoins. They were established in January 2014, and are headquartered in Tokyo, Japan with offices in Luxmebourg and the United States.

bitFlyer have launched other products such as fundFlyer, a crowdfunding platform that is used to publicise and generate awareness for their favourite initiatives and projects, all whilst raising funds in bitcoin. The company has also launched bitFlyer Lightning, another exchange that supports physical, fx and futures trading of Bitcoin and other alt currencies.

Key objective

To spread the usage of Bitcoin in Japan and around the world, making the process to buy, sell, and spend Bitcoins streamlined and seamless.

Slogan / Motto

Connect To The World

Use cases

Centralized Exchanges
Marketplace
Crowdfunding

Team

Customers / Partners

Products

Funding

Received funding
$37,280,000
Total amount raised
8
Rounds
15
Total amount of investors
Amount Raised
Funding type
Funding round closing
Investors
$1,750,000
Venture
Mizuho Financial Group
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group
$27,000,000
Series C
SBI Asset Management
Venture Labo Investment Co.,Ltd
$420,000
Venture

$4,000,000
Series B
Dentsu Digital Holdings
Mitsubishi UFJ Capital
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company
Venture Labo Investment Co.,Ltd
$1,100,000
Series B
Digital Currency Group
GMO VenturePartners
Recruit Strategic Partners
$240,000
Series B
Digital Currency Group
$1,600,000
Series A

$1,170,000
Seed
B Dash Ventures
East Ventures
Incubate Fund

News

BitFlyer launches crypto service in Connecticut

BitFlyer USA has announced that its service is now available in the state of Connecticut. Based in San Francisco and a subsidiary of Japan-based bitFlyer Holdings, bitFlyer USA will provide the residents of Connecticut with a safe and convenient means of buying and selling popular digital assets such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, without having to pay exorbitant fees.


a month ago


Product update/release
bitFlyer
Bitcoin
Ethereum

bitFlyer Trading Volume Broke Records During Bitcoin Rally

Crypto exchange bitFlyer has also seen a threefold increase in the number of new registrations—amid the growing prices.


4 months ago


General news
bitFlyer
Bitcoin

BitFlyer Set to Roll-out Discounted Crypto Trading Fee Structure

Crypto exchange platform bitFlyer is set to introduce a new trading fee structure for users that places the company as having the cheapest trading cost charges in the United States. With retail and institutional interest in cryptocurrencies on a high, the move could see bitFlyer claiming an even largest percentage of the market. Amid the [...] The post BitFlyer Set to Roll-out Discounted Crypto Trading Fee Structure appeared first on Blockonomi.


6 months ago


Product update/release
bitFlyer

Ex-Coinbase, BitFlyer Lawyer Joins Anderson Kill

Hailey Lennon joins a team of 10 other lawyers who practice in the space, including Stephen Palley, Preston Byrne, and Bob Cornish.


6 months ago


Regulation/Legal
Coinbase
bitFlyer

BitFlyer Japan’s Assets Under Custody Reach Highest Point Since 2018

A new report from bitFlyer Japan states the exchange is now custodying more than 161.8 billion yen ($1.5 billion) on behalf of its clients, a two-year record for the company.


6 months ago


General news
bitFlyer