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Case Study: Creating the First Japanese Stablecoin

  • Meet the Experts
  • Neil Chopra Director, Business Solutions, Fireblocks
  • Ken Nakamura CEO, GMO Trust
GMO Trust, a subsidiary of Japan’s GMO Internet, was the first to tokenize the Japanese Yen.

At the 2021 Crypto Assets Conference, Our Director of Business Solutions, Neil Chopra, spoke with GMO Trust CEO, Ken Nakamura about the decision-making process for tokenizing the Japanese Yen using Fireblocks’ end-to-end tokenization.

In this 20-minute video, you will learn:

  • The emergence of stablecoins and how it will be leveraged in the future
  • The process of tokenizing the Japanese Yen and why it was necessary
  • How Fireblocks built an end-to-end tokenization engine for GMO Trust in just 30 days
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