BitFlyer, Japan’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange, Now US Licensed

Announcements, News, Regulation | November 29, 2017 By:

Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange bitFlyer has officially launched its operations in the United States.

The exchange has been approved to operate in 42 states, including a “BitLicense” from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS). bitFlyer is the fourth crypto company to obtain a BitLicense and the first exchange from overseas to do so.


Open Source Software Developers Find A Home At Gitcoin

Blockchain, FinTech, Group, Innovation | November 28, 2017 By:

Open source software is often the ugly stepchild of technology development. Because developers are largely donating their time and efforts, progress lags on building better versions of apps, blockchains and other software. That stifles progress, and leaves advancement in the hands of for-profit ventures, many of them without the public’s best interests at heart.


Blockchain Banking App Humaniq Integrates Coinfirm Platform

Announcements, Blockchain | November 28, 2017 By:

Blockchain banking app Humaniq has partnered with blockchain RegTech company Coinfirm to provide a new level of transparency and security to Humaniq users.

Founded in 2016 by Alex Fork, Humaniq is a banking application built on the ethereum platform with a shared API (application program interface) for quickly integrating new startups and services from existing companies.