Japan’s New Crypto-Exchange Aims to Fill Mt.Gox Vacuum, Improve Bitcoin’s Image

Japanese startup Tech Bureau Inc. launches a new cryptocurrency exchange, dubbed Zaif exchange, supporting Bitcoin as well as the “Japanese Dogecoin,” Monacoin, in a bid to become “the hub that connects Japan to the global cryptocurrency market.”
Backed by US$835,000 in funding from Nippon Technology Venture Partners, a Japanese venture capital firm that focuses on early-stage investing for startups, Tech Bureau Inc. acquired local digital currency exchange Etwings, and relaunched the service yesterday, after making significant improvements in its platform, including the addition of multi-signature features and cold storage.

This post was published at Coin Telegraph on 2015-03-05.

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