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Crypto-Currency Exchange May Be Bailed Out

Crypto-currency exchange Coincheck, that lost almost $500 Million (or 523 million NMX tokens) in a recent hack, may be rescued by Japanese internet broker Monex Group. Coincheck paid out about $435 Million to about 260,000 customers to partially reimburse them. … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Helps Anime Hair Salon

Slow news day, so you should know about OFF-Kai (which means “a real-life get-together between friends who primarily interact online”) the new anime hair salon in Tokyo that raised Y300,000 via crowdfunding. The beauty parlor caters to young men/women who … Continue reading

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Japan Turns to Crowdfunding As Lenders Shy

Putting sleeping money to work using crowdfunding is now catching fire in Japan. When banks won’t lend, some have turned to seek funding from the crowd. Although not big stock market investors, the public is being enticed to lend money … Continue reading

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