The Japanese exchange leverage OKCoin’s liquidity and technology as one of the world’s largest exchanges.
Yasutaro Watanabe, BitBank’s Head of Global Business Development, commented:
“In the first month since launch, we have seen the trading volume exceed 824 million Japanese Yen as we take a leading role in the Japanese bitcoin trading market.”
Jack Liu, International Head at OKCoin, noted:
“We have seen continued growth in the number of companies partnering and building on OKCoin, and BitBank is a fine example of working together to broaden Bitcoin access to more people in a localized manner.”
Founded in May 2014, BitBank is located in central Tokyo, Japan, and provides bitcoin services that included wallet, trading, and media. BitBank’s trading service is a gateway to OKCoin’s exchange, providing local customer management and Japanese Yen deposits and withdraws.