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Japan’s BitFlyer Raids Banking Talent in Bid For Global Crypto Exchange

Yuzo Kano, chief executive of major Japanese exchange bitFlyer is trying to build a global cryptocurrency powerhouse, one former financier at a time. The Goldman Sachs Group alumnus who made bitFlyer Japan’s largest bitcoin exchange has doubled his staff in the past six months in a bid for global expansion. His team, which is expected to reach 300 this year, includes a fixed income chief at Barclays Plc and a former Credit Suisse Group AG senior private banker, according to Bloomberg. Continue reading Japan’s BitFlyer Raids Banking Talent in Bid For Global Crypto Exchange

Chilean Cryptocurrency Exchanges See Banking Blockade

Three Chilean cryptocurrency exchanges, BUDA, Crypto MKT, and Orionx, are about to lose banking services as BancoEstado, the last bank supporting cryptocurrency exchanges in Chile, has announced
it’s closing the trading platforms’ accounts. Continue reading Chilean Cryptocurrency Exchanges See Banking Blockade

Canada’s VersaBank Lands Two Prospects to Use Its Crypto Vault

VersaBank, a digital-only Canadian bank, is close to landing two users for its cryptocurrency vault service. The bank announced on Monday that it had signed two memorandums of understanding – one with a cryptocurrency exchange and the other with a “cryptocurrency-based fund.” Continue reading Canada’s VersaBank Lands Two Prospects to Use Its Crypto Vault