Akane Yokoo, Author at Bitsonline

Akane Yokoo

Akane Yokoo is an event organizer, co-organizer of the Tokyo BCH meetup, painter, and licensed realtor. She has been involved with the bitcoin and cryptocurrency community in Japan for several years.

September 26, 2018 by Akane Yokoo 0 Comment
John McAfee: Without Freedom You’re Nothing, Blockchain Will Set You Free

"I've lived long enough to know that the only value in life is to become free," says colorful blockchain commentator...

September 9, 2018 by Akane Yokoo 0 Comment
Paul Wasensteiner: Why We Started the Bitcoin Cash Association

Paul Wasensteiner is the founder and executive director of the Bitcoin Cash Association (BCA), an advocacy group formed to promote...

September 7, 2018 by Akane Yokoo 0 Comment
‘Decentralization Itself Is not a Goal’ – Paul Puey of Edge Wallet

Is "decentralization" over-used as a goal in cryptocurrency? Paul Puey, CEO and co-founder of Edge wallet says it shouldn't be the...

July 2, 2018 by Akane Yokoo 0 Comment
Tontine Trust: Could a Centuries-Old Insurance Model Make a Blockchain Comeback?

Taiki Asakawa is an actuary at Tontine Trust, a blockchain-based insurance and retirement investment platform. The former insurance company employee...

June 11, 2018 by Akane Yokoo 0 Comment
Aburi Salmon Promotes Peace in the Crypto Wars… With Her Breasts!

Among Japan’s many cryptocurrency communities, it's hard to miss Aburi Salmon’s posts with seductive photos on social media. She is...

May 21, 2018 by Akane Yokoo 0 Comment
Using Blockchain to Manage a Mobility Ecosystem: Kay Woo of MVL

"We're not just a bunch of cars, it can be bikes; any other type of mobility service can be connected."...

May 17, 2018 by Akane Yokoo 0 Comment
Why Do Small Businesses Accept Bitcoin? What’s It Like?

Why do small businesses start accepting crypto? Are they, as enthusiasts would have us believe, fed up with credit card...

May 11, 2018 by Akane Yokoo 0 Comment
Tokyo Bitcoin Cash Meetup Organizers Continue Search for More Venues

In April, organizers of the Tokyo Bitcoin Cash Meetup group gathered for a lunch meeting at a casual Italian restaurant,...