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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
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2021)125
Job Openings4
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at bitFlyer

Yuzo Kano

Yuzo Kano

CEO, American Branch
Rikiya Masuda

Rikiya Masuda

CFO, European Branch
Hiroshi Saito

Hiroshi Saito

Executive Officer; Head of Operations Division
Christopher Temme

Christopher Temme

CFO, American Branch
Hideki Hayashi

Hideki Hayashi

Executive Officer; Head of President's Office
Ryuji Miura

Ryuji Miura

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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

5 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

Japan Crypto Exchange bitFlyer Weighs Acquisition to Boost Firm

Japan Crypto Exchange bitFlyer Weighs Acquisition to Boost Firm

BitFlyer launches crypto service in Connecticut

BitFlyer USA has announced that its service is now available in the state of Connecticut. Based in San Francisco and a subsidiary of Japan-based bitFlyer Holdings, bitFlyer USA will provide the residents of Connecticut with a safe and convenient means of buying and selling popular digital assets suc…

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.
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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, Rikiya Masuda and Hiroshi Saito.

  • How many employees does bitFlyer have?

    bitFlyer has 125 employees.

  • Who are bitFlyer competitors?

    Competitors of bitFlyer include Bitstamp, and BTCBOX.

  • 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.