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Where the world
buys crypto

bitFlyer is the simplest and safest way to buy and sell Bitcoin, Ethereum, and more. Trusted by millions since 2014.
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Secure and Regulated

Less fees, more crypto
  • The first cryptocurrency exchange with licenses to operate across Europe, the US and Japan combined.
  • Financial institution licensed by the Luxembourg Ministry of Finance
  • Fully audited by Ernst & Young
  • The first Luxembourg based company that received the Virtual Asset Service Provider registration with the CSSF

Start with as little as 1 EUR

Start with as little as $1

You can buy and sell small amounts of 7 popular Crypto Currencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin.

Easy-to-use trading interfaces

The simplest way to buy crypto

Our interface makes trading simple for beginners, and operates around the clock, including weekends.

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Start unlimited trading in less than 5 minutes!

Getting started on bitFlyer is easy, fast and secure

  • 1
    Create your account

    Sign up with your
    e-mail address

  • 2
    Fund you account via Instant Bank Transfers and more

    Verify your account

  • 3
    Start investing immediately

    Start investing immediately

"Quick ID verification"
allows you to verify your account and start trading without limits in less than 5 minutes*.
*The timing may be subject to our legal review of the documents.

Lightning Exchange for Professional Traders

Start with as little as $1

Built by Wall Street veterans, bitFlyer’s Lightning Exchange is designed for professional traders with all of the features and power you would expect from one of the world’s largest exchanges

  • Global
    bitFlyer is a global company, with licensed exchanges around the world. Access Japan's vast BTC liquidity directly from Europe
  • Powerful
    Execute complex trades through the Lightning interface, or through our REST API
  • Secure
    Your Bitcoins are treated with care and are secured using the latest encryption.

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bitFlyer Holdings Shareholders

SMBC Venture Capital
Mizuho Capital Co.,Ltd.
Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co., Ltd.
Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co., Ltd. is the venture capital arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group. Mitsubishi UFJ Capital supports company growth towards corporate value enhancement and IPO through management support services such as industry-leading consulting services and unique business knowledge and insight.
The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited
MITSUI SUMITOMO INSURANCE Venture Capital Co.,Ltd. is 100% owned by Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd. Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Venture Capital offers entrepreneurs broad support such as providing capital and networks to help early-stage R&D and commercialization.
RSP Fund No. 5
RSP Fund No. 5 is a wholly owned subsidiary of Recruit Holdings, Co., Ltd. Headquartered in Tokyo and with offices in Silicon Valley, RSP invests in and provides management support to IT companies that provide innovative products and services around the world.
Venture Labo Investment Co., Ltd.
Venture Labo Investment Co., Ltd. supports the growth of its portfolio companies through management support based on field experience, fundraising support, business partner development, and cooperative relationship building with government agencies, in order to achieve a true hands-on investment relationship.
SBI investment
Venture capital investment under the umbrella of SBI Holdings Inc., focusing primarily on investments in IT, biolife sciences, energy and the environment.In December 2015, we created new funds for the purpose of investing in promising start-up companies within the FinTech field.
Dentsu Innovation Partners Inc.
Dentsu Innovation Partners seeks to create a new digital industry through experience and the insightful knowledge of Dentsu Group companies to generate growth at investment targets.
QUICK is a financial information provider in the Nikkei Inc. Group. QUICK provides comprehensive solutions to the securities and financial markets with supporting services for asset management, order routing, order execution, and construction and maintenance of information networks.
GMO Payment Gateway
We provide payment processing services for online shops and the like, handling credit cards and other type of payments. We offer a stable system that handles 1.8 trillion yen per year, plus value-added services such as web advertising/overseas support, to over 65,000 participating stores. As a leading company within the payment industry, we lead the development of new innovation in areas such as FinTech, etc. (GMO Payment Gateway Group - current as of December 2015)
GMO Venture Partners
GMO Venture Partners is the venture capital arm of GMO Internet Group, investing more than JPY 5 billion to 51 companies in total, including 8 listed companies. Headquartered in Tokyo and Singapore, GMO Venture Partners invests in domestic and international IT venture companies and supports business expansion as well as corporate value improvement. Mercari, Money Forward, raksul, Lancers, FreakOut and other major companies are among those to have received an investment from GMO Venture Partners.
B Dash Ventures Inc.
Digital Currency Group
Company name changed from Bitcoin Opportunity Corp. Based in New York, Bitcoin Opportunity Corp is one of the most prominent Bitcoin investment funds in the world, with investments in noted virtual currency companies such as Coinbase, Xapo, and Bitpay. CEO Barry Silbert was named one of the "40 under 40" hottest business stars by Fortune Magazine.
East Ventures
Since 2010, East Ventures has invested in growing IT ventures primarily in Asia and Japan. Companies that East Ventures has invested in include Coiney, BASE, TwitCasting, CAMPFIRE, mercari, and Tokopedia.
Incubate Fund
Incubate Fund is a leading venture capital firm in Japan that specializes in investments to seed and early stage companies. Since Incubate Capital Partners was established in 1999, Incubate Fund has managed funds of 17.1 billion yen in total and has invested in more than 200 ventures.