What is the Bitcoin Halving and how will it impact Bitcoin’s price?

“When will the Bitcoin Halving happen?” “Exactly what is Halving? How will the price be affected?” Do you find yourself asking these types of questions? Let’s talk a little bit ...

The 0% Trading Fee Campaign Starts Today!

We are very excited to announce that starting today, January 30, you can trade BTC/USD on our advanced trading platform, bitFlyer Lightning, for FREE!  Campaign Summary All BTC/USD spot trades ...

Building crypto for everyone – 2019 in review

Since bitFlyer was founded in 2014, our mission has been to make the world simpler with blockchain. In 2019, we are now trusted by millions of people around the world ...

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Introducing the bitFlyer app!

Over the past couple of months, we’ve focused on launching new products with the sole purpose of providing more value to our users, and making the buying and selling experience ...

Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum Classic now available on bitFlyer USA and bitFlyer Europe

Today, we’re excited to announce that Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Ethereum Classic (ETC) are now available on bitFlyer USA. Users in all 47 states where we operate can ...

Ethereum is now available on bitFlyer USA

We are very excited to announce that Ethereum (ETH) is now available on bitFlyer USA. Users in all 46 states where we operate can now buy, sell, store, and receive ...

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Buying and selling bitcoin just got a lot easier on bitFlyer

At bitFlyer, we’re firm believers in the potential for cryptocurrencies to transform our financial system and ultimately, the way we live our daily lives. Since we launched bitFlyer USA, our ...

The Value of Collaboration in the Face of Regulatory Complexity

At the core of every good company is the desire to protect customers and provide the best customer experience possible. Since their inception, some of the most reputable exchanges in ...

What is cryptocurrency?

  • By: bitFlyer
  • January 18, 2018
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To understand cryptocurrency requires an understanding of fiat currency (a.k.a. currency). Fiat currency is the system used in most countries to purchase goods and services. The term “money” represents the ...