Rank #66
Fiat Support
Japan , 2014-01
Margin trading
24h Trading Volume
3,916.1 BTC 19.60%
On-chain balance
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What is bitFlyer?

BitFlyer is a centralized cryptocurrency exchange based in Japan.

BitFlyer was founded in year 2014. It is a regulated cryptocurrency exchange with licenses to operate across Europe, the United States and Japan. Offering users a variety of cryptocurrency and transaction options, BitFlyer quickly gained the trust of investors in the market due to its competitive fees, responsive support, superior security, and ease of use. By year 2016, it had 100,000 users and processed about $64 million in monthly cryptocurrency transactions, making it the largest cryptocurrency exchange in Japan. bitFlyer then expanded internationally to the United States in November 2017 and to Europe in January 2018. At present, bitFlyer remains a popular option for trading cryptocurrencies, with more than 2.5 million users and more than $400 million of transactions per day.

Who is the Founder and CEO of bitFlyer?

Yuzo Kano is the co-founder and CEO of bitFlyer. Yozu completed his studies at the Graduate School of Engineering at the University of Tokyo in 2001. Prior to co-founding the exchange in 2014, he worked at Goldman Sachs developing settlement systms, and later moved to a position as an Equities Derivatives and Convertible Bonds Trader.

Since bitFlyer's establishment, it has continuously improved, innovated and evolved to realize the vision of blockchain and its related applications to revolutionize the fintech industry

What is bitFlyer Lightning?

Built by Wall Street veterans, bitFlyer's Lighting Exchange is designed for professional traders to execute complex trading operations. In other words, it is an enhanced transactions tools that provides outstanding usability for traders. bitFlyer Lightning Exchange has the following features:

  • High trading speed
  • More efficient investments 
  • Simple and refined user interface
  • Excellent usability and functionality 
  • Designed for professional users
  • Strict security standards with fully supported multi-sig transactions

BitFlyer Fee

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Is bitFlyer Safe?

BitFlyer is committed to ensuring the highest security of the exchange while providing ease of use, in order to provide a cryptocurrency trading environment where customers feel secure. It is considered a safe and fully regulated exchange that strengthens its security system through the following safeguards:

  • Fully audited by Ernst & Young 
  • More than 80% funds are stored in offline cold wallet 
  • Two-Factor Authenticator
  • Multi-Signatures 
  • Conduct Know-Your-Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money-Laundering (AML) policies
  • SSL Encryption Communication 
  • Constant monitoring of unauthorized access and load balancing through Web Application Firewall (WAF)
  • In-house developed Bitcoin daemon 
  • Segregated management of assets
  • Virus checks and hacking prevention exercises

Although security measures have been implemented by cryptocurrency exchanges, it cannot fully guarantee the security of users' funds. In addition to depositing funds on centralized cryptocurrency exchanges, users can also choose to transfer funds to reputable wallets to reduce risk. However, each method contains certain risks, users need to compare and choose the most appropriate one based on their specific conditions.

How Can I Contact bitFlyer Customer Support?

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