Ethereum Startup Omise Gains Megabank Sponsor for Blockchain Coworking Space te Japan
Mizuho, one of Japan’s three so-called ‘megabanks’, will sponsor Neutrino, the country’s very first blockchain coworking space established by Ethereum-based startup Omise Japan.
Named ‘Neutrino’, the country’s very first specialized blockchain co-working space wasgoed established by Omise te Tokyo te March this year. Omise, a Thai-based startup, sees Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin among its advisors and closed a $25 million ICO ter fresh financing last year to develop a decentralized payments podium Omise Go, powered by OMG, an ERC20 token cryptocurrency.
The collaborative space aims to advance research to ultimately deploy operational implementations of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency te businesses and services.
‘Started by OmiseGO, Neutrino is building a thriving community by connecting entrepreneurs, businesses, regulators, and cryptocurrency thought leaders together through series of regularly organized events, workshops and meetups,’ reads a description on Neutrino’s webstek.
Ter an announcement on Friday, Japanese banking giant Mizuho exposed it will sponsor the coworking space te an indeling that will also see the bankgebouw become a “long-term tenant” of the coworking space.
Mizuho sees blockchain spil a decentralized technology that will have a transformative influence across industries, stating it will “simplify and optimize” various kinds of business operations. Ter outlining its own intentions to implement the technology to produce better financial services to its clients, Mizuho believes Neutrino and the interactions within the coworking space “will bring us one step closer to developing commercial applications for blockchain technology.”
The handelsbank stated:
Te addition to sponsoring Neutrino, Mizuho will be a long–term tenant of the coworking space, and wij look forward to finding applications for blockchain technology and being able to develop fresh business areas together with the broad multitude of sponsors, members, and other specialists Neutrino plans to attract.
Mizuho has previously experimented and developed a number of blockchain applications ter record keeping, cross-border securities transactions, trade finance with tech fucking partner IBM and document sharing.
Notably, the megabank is an investor ter bitFlyer, Japan’s largest and best-funded cryptocurrency exchange and has previously tested its own digital currency ter a three-month trial with IBM Japan.