We are happy to announce WCM #5!
This time we will host representatives of one of the biggest global crypto exchange - bitFlyer. They will tell you about the exchange expansion, trading & investing in cryptocurrencies and crypto regulations in Asia, Europe and globally.
bitFlyer, Inc. is the largest Bitcoin and blockchain company in Japan which raised over 4.1 billion yen (~$36 million) in venture capital funding. bitFlyer aims to revolutionize the FinTech sector using blockchain technology. Its work includes operation of the bitFlyer integrated
virtual currency platform, in-depth blockchain research, and the R&D of its original blockchain miyabi .
bitFlyer, Inc., corporate site: www.bitflyer.com
bitFlyer EUROPE S.A. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of bitFlyer, Inc., a leading Bitcoin and blockchain company based in Japan. The European office is located in Luxembourg and operates an exchange platform for European traders to buy and sell Bitcoin.
bitFlyer EUROPE S.A. corporate site: www.bitflyer.com/en-eu/
Rikiya Masuda (CFO)
Rikiya Masuda graduated from Waseda University School of Political Economics in 2007. Starting in 2007, he has worked for seven years in the corporate sales department of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and a local subsidiary in China. Rikiya received his MBA from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2016.
Andy Bryant (COO)
Andy Bryant graduated from the University of Bath in 2008 and he also studied at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Starting in 2008, he worked in various positions in finance and technology, including being the global COO for an M&A advisory firm, BDA Partners, and as the CEO of his own technology startup. Andy has received multiple awards from prestigious
institutions including Daiwa Securities and the Royal Academy of Engineering.
1. History bitFlyer / Japan
2. Trading & Investing in Crypto
3. Regulatory setup Asia, Europe & globally