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bitFlyer is a Bitcoin exchange and marketplace that enables its customers to buy and sell bitcoins. The site offers an application programming interface which allows the clients to access and control their accounts, using custom written software. In addition, it offers businesses e-commerce payment services that can transfer Bitcoin to provide users with secure trading.

HQTokyo, JP

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)125(-3%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at bitFlyer

Yuzo Kano

Yuzo Kano

Andy Bryant

Andy Bryant

Midori Kanemitsu

Midori Kanemitsu

CFO & Pr
Hideki Hamada

Hideki Hamada

CFO, bitFlyer USA
Yuto Takei

Yuto Takei

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bitFlyer Office Locations

bitFlyer has an office in Tokyo
Tokyo, JP (HQ)
Midtown Tower 8F, 9-7-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku
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bitFlyer Financials and Metrics

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bitFlyer total Funding

$36.1 m

bitFlyer latest funding size

$1.75 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

bitFlyer investors

bitFlyer's latest funding round in February 2017 was reported to be $1.8 m. In total, bitFlyer has raised $36.1 m
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bitFlyer Operating Metrics

Y, 2017Jan, 2018

Daily Trading Volume

$50 b

Trading Volume

$250 b
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bitFlyer Cybersecurity Score

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bitFlyer Online and Social Media Presence

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bitFlyer News and Updates

Ex-Coinbase, BitFlyer Lawyer Joins Anderson Kill

Hailey Lennon joins a team of 10 other lawyers who practice in the space, including Stephen Palley, Preston Byrne, and Bob Cornish.

BitFlyer Europe launches cross-border trading with Japan

Leading cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer has announced the launch of cross-border trading on its platform.

Crypto exchange bitFlyer integrates with PayPal

Leading cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer has announced an integration with global payments platform PayPal.

Most New Customers at Japanese Exchange BitFlyer Are in Their 20s

More than 30% of new customers at bitFlyer, a major Japanese crypto exchange, are in their 20s, the exchange said.

Brave Browser Partners With bitFlyer to Expand BAT’s Reach in Japan

The crypto exchange will build a BAT wallet for Brave as it helps the cryptocurrency grow in Japan.

Crypto Exchanges Must Stop Acting Like Casinos in Wake of Robinhood Suicide: bitFlyer COO

Crypto exchanges need to do more to protect customers and prevent tragic deaths in the wake of the Robinhood suicide, believes bitFlyer COO Joel Edgerton.
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bitFlyer Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was bitFlyer founded?

    bitFlyer was founded in 2014.

  • Who are bitFlyer key executives?

    bitFlyer's key executives are Yuzo Kano, Andy Bryant and Midori Kanemitsu.

  • How many employees does bitFlyer have?

    bitFlyer has 125 employees.

  • Who are bitFlyer competitors?

    Competitors of bitFlyer include Bitstamp, Koinex and Stronghold.

  • Where is bitFlyer headquarters?

    bitFlyer headquarters is located at Midtown Tower 8F, 9-7-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo.

  • Where are bitFlyer offices?

    bitFlyer has an office in Tokyo.

  • How many offices does bitFlyer have?

    bitFlyer has 1 office.