Japan’s leading IT companies NTT Data collaborates with Securitize to develop a Digital Securities Platform

On December 11, NTT Data and Securitize, a U.S.-based digital securities platform, announced that they would begin working together in 2020 to create a digital securities platform for the Japanese market.

The first stage of…

It was announced on November 19, the Nihon Keizai Shimbun reported that more than 30 companies including Mitsubishi UFJ Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Mizuho Bank, and NTT Group have formed a digital currency forum to put a common platform for digital currency into practice by 2022.

The digital currency…

A provider of housing-related services such as LIFULL HOME’S, a real estate and housing information website, announced a business partnership with Securitize Japan, a digital securities platform provider, to offer a security Token Offering (STO) scheme for real estate specified joint ventures (non-specialized businesses).

A real estate specific joint enterprise…

The two companies announced that digital currency exchange operator DeCurret, which operates a crypto-asset (virtual currency) exchange, had been conducting a demonstration experiment on digital currency with Kansai Electric Power Co. in March 2020.

Through this experiment, the two companies issued their own digital currency for the Kansai Electric Power…

Art technology company startbahn Inc. has announced a management change and fundraising.

The purpose of the change in management is to expand the business and promote Startrail, an ethereum-based art blockchain infrastructure developed by the company.

The new additions include Yoshihisa Nakano, President of the Eastern Culture Support Foundation as…

The Bank of Japan’s Director-General of the Clearing and Settlement Services Agency, Takeshi Kimura, was interviewed by the Asahi Shimbun about the central bank’s consideration of a central bank digital currency (CBDC), the newspaper reported on July 28.

On July 20, the Bank of Japan established a Digital Currency Group…

Masahiro Takeda( #NewEconomy )

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