The partnership aims at increasing uptake of blockchain technology in Japan
On November 30, 2018, Cointelegraph Japan wrote the Japanese branch of Microsoft has partnered with Layer X blockchain startup to speed up uptake of the technology .
LayerX was launched in August 2018 as a joint venture from news curation application Gunosy and advisory service AnyPay. It presentss blockchain integration for enterprise, including such fields as smart contracts and general consulting. Thanks to the use of Microsoft’s Azure Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) solution, the companies will find opportunities how to promote the technology in the domestic economy.
The press release about the event reported: “We will support the introduction process in its entirety, even down to technical support of finished implementations... Both companies will work toward realization of transformation of people's lives and working practices by promoting the implementation of blockchain technology in various industries.”
Now in can be seen increasing activity in the blockchain and cryptocurrency fields in Japan, with numerous participants involved in promoting the technology.