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Bitcoin Association joins Japan Cryptoasset Business Association (JCBA) as an associate member to help BSV grow in Asia

TRAIN, Switzerland, November 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Bitcoin Association, the Switzerland-based global industry organization driving the Bitcoin SV (BSV) blockchain and digital currency business today announced that it has joined the Japan Cryptoasset Business Association (JCBA) as an associate member as part of its ongoing efforts to achieve the growth of Enterprise blockchain technologies in. support Japan and across Asia.

The JCBA serves as a platform for companies working with digital assets to network, connect, and collaborate on topics important to the growth of the digital asset and blockchain sectors Japan. Its 112 members include leading banks, stock exchanges, technology providers, development companies, professional service providers and industry associations with significant interests in the Japanese blockchain space. Since its inception in 2016, the JCBA has played an increasingly important role in the growth of the emerging blockchain industry in Japan, including contributing to the development of positive public policy by working with the Financial Services Agency and Consumer Affairs Agency, in addition to raising awareness of blockchain technologies and improving access to education in space.

With several of the same goals for developing a regulation and innovation friendly blockchain ecosystem, the Bitcoin Association is joining the JCBA as an associate member to support the growth of blockchain technology applications at corporate and national levels using the BSV blockchain . Bitcoin Association maintains a couple of ambassadors in Japan as part of its Global Ambassador Program, Masumi Hamahira – Executive Advisor for the Islamic Banking Window at MUFG Bank and Ken Shishido from Tokyo Bitcoin Ventures – both work to serve the growing community of BSV companies, developers and enthusiasts in. to support and promote Japan. To learn more about the BSV blockchain and the multitude of companies that use its network, visit

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Today’s announcement, comments from the founding president of the Bitcoin Association, Jimmy Nguyensaid:

“Bitcoin Association is pleased to be accepted as an associate member of the Japan Cryptoasset Business Association, a leading and influential organization in Japan Blockchain industry. In working with the JCBA, we look forward to increasing awareness of Japan all about the capabilities of enterprise blockchain technology and digital assets with real benefits and demonstrate how the BSV blockchain is today making these opportunities a reality for companies around the world. I would like to thank the JCBA for welcoming the Bitcoin Association and praising the efforts of Masumi Hamahira, one of our ambassadors for the Bitcoin Association, for bringing our two associations together. ‘

In addition, the Bitcoin Association Ambassador speaks for Japan, Masumi Hamahirasaid:

“It is a great honor for the Bitcoin Association to be approved as an associate member by the board of the Japan Cryptoasset Business Association. The JCBA is recognized for its positive and proactive work with regulators in Japan, including the Financial Services Agency and Consumer Affairs Agency – both important relationships in the first country to regulate the crypto asset industry. I see great potential for the BSV blockchain in Japan and look forward to working with the JCBA and the Bitcoin Association to pursue our shared goals for an innovative and regulation-friendly blockchain ecosystem. ‘

Also commenting, Managing Director of Japan Cryptoasset Business Association, Seiji Yukisaid:

“At JCBA we work with our members to develop and expand the crypto asset sector and related businesses healthily. I expect that the activities of the Bitcoin Association for BSV, which work together as part of our own association, will contribute to the development of the crypto asset industry and I look forward to working with them. ‘

Via Bitcoin Association

Bitcoin Association is the Switzerland-based global industry organization working to advance the Bitcoin SV blockchain business. It brings together essential components of the Bitcoin SV ecosystem – companies, start-ups, developers, traders, exchanges, service providers, blockchain transaction processors (miners) and others – who work with them and in a representative capacity to further use the Advancing the Bitcoin SV blockchain and the inclusion of the BSV digital currency.

The association is working to build a regulation-friendly ecosystem that encourages lawful behavior while facilitating innovation using all aspects of Bitcoin technology. Bitcoin is not only a digital currency and blockchain, but also a network protocol; Just like the Internet Protocol, it is the basic set of rules for an entire data network. The association supports the use of the original Bitcoin protocol to run the world’s only blockchain on Bitcoin SV.


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