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Wirex appoints Wataru Kojima as Japan CEO and Head of Asia

By | October 18, 2017

Wirex, the world’s biggest provider of cryptocurrency debit cards and virtual wallets, has today announced that Wataru Kojima has been appointed as Japan CEO and Head of Asia. The move represents a significant strategic commitment by Wirex to provide dedicated Japan focussed deliverables to its soaring Japanese customer base. Last month at Tokyo’s premier FinTech conference, FIN /… Read More »

A London Startup Building a Contactless Bitcoin Card has Raised £2.5 Million

By | March 6, 2017

LONDON — Bitcoin debit card provider Wirex has raised £2.45 ($3 million) to launch a contactless card that lets you spend the cryptocurrency. London-based Wirex has raised the money from Japanese financial services group SBI Holdings’s £215 million ($265 million) fintech venture capital fund, one of the world’s largest. Wirex, founded in 2014, offers cards that look and… Read More »