Founding Date

BitFlyer is a Bitcoin exchange and marketplace that is dedicated to providing its customers with convenient and exciting ways to buy, sell, and spend Bitcoins. The site offers an application programming interface which allows the clients to access and control their accounts, using custom-written software. It also offers business e-commerce payment service that can transfer Bitcoin, enabling secure trading by all possible measures of security as a comprehensive Bitcoin platform. Alongside the Japan Authority of Digital Assets, bitFlyer aims to spread the usage of Bitcoin in Japan and around the world, making the process to buy, sell, and spend Bitcoins streamlined and seamless. BitFlyer is the largest bitcoin exchange in the world by volume, transacting $250 billion year-to-date. Since it was founded in 2014, bitFlyer has grown to more than 2.5 million users.


  • BitFlyer is the number one cryptocurrency exchange by Bitcoin volume in Japan and offers an array of cryptocurrency assets to trade.

  • It is a cryptocurrency exchange that makes crypto trading quick and simple, with no fixed per-trade fee for standard trades.

  • BitFlyer is the first cryptocurrency exchange with licenses to operate across Europe, the U.S. and Japan combined.

  • It is licensed by the Luxembourg Ministry of Finance, and is fully audited by Ernst & Young.