Japan Financial Group SBI Strengthens Commitment to Cryptocurrencies

Japan Financial Group SBI Strengthens Commitment to Cryptocurrencies

Image credit: Cryptocurrency coins Litecoin, Bitcoin and Ethereum, by r.classen, via Shutterstock.com SBI Group, a financial services company based in Tokyo, is increasing its commitment to cryptocurrency and blockchain space with several bold initiatives unveiled this week. SBI Holdings, the entity that holds most of the group’s businesses and companies, has signed a deal with London-based bitcoin debit card company Wirex to launch a joint venture. SBI Holdings previously invested US$3 million into Wirex’s subsidiary in Japan via its Fintech Fund. The new company, called SBI Wirex Asia, seeks to deliver a Japanese cryptocurrency payment card and further plans […]