Cryptocurrencies and crypto-assets are increasingly gaining traction in Japan. Founded in 2014, Liquid was one of the first* global cryptocurrency firms to be officially licensed by the Japan Financial Services Agency, and in 2017, the company issued QASH, the first regulated Initial Coin Offering (ICO).
Coming from a venture capital career in Silicon Valley and Singapore, Liquid CEO Mike Kayamori and his co-founder have executed a unique and successful operation spanning several countries. Early in 2019, a funding round valued the company at over USD 1 billion, making it one of the few unicorns with substantial operations in Japan. Recently, Liquid also decided to expand into the US market.
Mr. Kayamori will explain where the crypto-market stands in Japan and where it is going globally, including:
Frank Packard, Chair
Christopher Wells, Deborah Hayden, Pieter Franken, Vice Chairs
ACCJ Alternative Investment Committee
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