The Bank of Japan announced on Thursday that it would experiment with a CBDC to check its feasibility from a technical perspective.
The number of crypto and blockchain-related companies in Japan increased by more than 30% this year, data from Monex Group’s Monex Crypto Bank shows.
A Nikkei article states that Soramitsu will start testing its ‘White Tiger’ digital currency for retailers at a university in Fukushima.
BitFlyer Holdings held a general shareholders meeting by using a blockchain voting app which went “without any troubles.”
SBI announced a crypto investment fund, Bitflyer Holdings used blockchain-based voting for a shareholder meeting, and more headlined news from Japan this past week.
New research from Xangle suggests Japan’s Financial Services Agency is more likely to approve crypto projects not involved in casino Dapps.
A new report on Japanese crypto regulation, an institutional crypto custody service, and more headlined news from Japan this past week.
Hironao Kunimitsu, the founder of Tokyo social gaming firm Gumi, spoke about the future of gaming and NFTs at Cointelegraph Japan’s Traders Live last week.
Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc partnered with Itochu Corporation to start building a blockchain-based system to trade electricity surpluses.
Japan’s minister of finance questioned crypto terminology, a company joined the Japan Security Token Association and more headlined news from Japan this past week.