Diginex and OKWAVE Announce Blockchain Industry Partnership

Diginex, a digital asset financial services and advisory company, and OKWAVE Ltd., who operates Japan’s first and largest Q&A site OKWAVE, have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to conduct joint research into applications of blockchain technology and the STO (Security Token Offering) industry.

OKWAVE and Diginex will work together to conduct joint research and feasibility studies on blockchain solutions. Both OKWAVE and Diginex believe that blockchain technology has the potential to make business processes more efficient and societies more secure.

OKWAVE and Diginex will perform a joint research study regarding the distribution of the emerging STO industry.

OKWAVE will also hold discussions regarding the possibility of strategic investment in Diginex based on this agreement.

Mr. Richard Byworth, CEO of Diginex, said: “We see today’s announcement as the start of a long-term partnership between Diginex and OKWAVE. Through our joint research and partnership, we will create new standards for the blockchain industry. OKWAVE has proven its commitment to the industry in recent years through organic growth and strategic acquisition. We are excited to be part of the next stage of that journey.”

Mr. Gen Matsuda, CEO of OKWAVE, added: “We are delighted to announce Diginex as our latest partner as we continue to invest and grow our blockchain technology solutions and services business in Asia. Diginex has a strong network of expertise in the financial services industry which complements our own expertise in the engineering and services industry.

“In the future, STOs will facilitate liquidity and investment into all kinds of assets, including real estate, stocks and bonds. Through this joint research and our strong partnership with Diginex, we will continue to pursue greater technical know-how and we believe that a new path to STO composition will become clear.”


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About Diginex

Diginex is a digital asset financial services and advisory company. We partner with institutional investors, corporations, and governments to make digital assets more accessible, business processes more efficient, and societies more secure.

About OKWAVE Inc.

OKWAVE Co., Ltd. was established in July 1999 with the aim of achieving both physical and mental wellbeing through the creation of a place to help each other and contributing to the development of the world. Japan’s first and largest Q & A site OKWAVE began in January 2000. Based on the know-how of OKWAVE, we provide services to major companies and the domestic market such as our No. 1 FAQ system OKBIZ. By combining the technologies of AI, blockchain and information security, we provide services for the expansion of “thank you economy” platform aiming at a society where people who are grateful are more rewarded. For more information, please visit: https://okwave.jp