Rakuten launches its cryptocurrency trading platform – Cryptonaute
The giant of e-commerce Rakuten officially launched crypto-scholarship named Rakuten Wallet.
Last year, Rakuten announced the acquisition of the digital asset exchange service Everybody's Bitcoin. Closed then renamed Rakuten Wallet, the platform obtained a license from the Japanese regulator FSA last March and was to re-open this summer.
In a press release published this morning, Rakuten stated that Rakuten Wallet, a subsidiary of the group, had today opened its cryptocurrency trading platform.
The crypto-stock market is accessible through a mobile app (at the moment only on Android) and offers the possibility to negotiate Bitcoin, Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash. The release of the iOS version is scheduled for September.
Rakuten stated that client funds were separate from the company's own funds and that the service was equipped with the latest security technologies.
"All user-owned cryptographic assets are stored in an isolated environment on the Internet, called" cold wallet And the private keys are managed according to a multisignature scheme. A 2-factor authentication is also required to connect. "Wrote the Tokyo-based company.
Rakuten recently partnered with the blockchain startup CipherTrace to ensure compliance of its crypto-exchange.
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