Japanese Internet giant GMO plans to launch a digital currency compensation system
Japanese Internet Internet giant GMO group said yesterday that they will soon use bitcoin to pay workers.
GMO plans to start in February 2018 to launch the GMO system in the Internet company, and gradually expand the scope of the whole group and more than 4000 employees.
The company said: “the GMO Internet Group will be through the promotion of related efforts across the group of virtual currency, make a contribution to the development of virtual currency.”
In October this year, GMO announced a first issue of coins (ICO) plan, called the new tokens will be used as part of a series of future product payment system.
According to the latest statement, the new system will use the name “GMOcoin” tokens, so that employees can buy bitcoin as part of the plan.
According to the company’s data show that the minimum wage of employees is 10 thousand yen ($88), up to 100 thousand yen ($882), and will receive a bonus of 10% as “incentive”.
GMO company headquartered in Tokyo for the first time to enter the digital currency market in May 2017. The company also announced the launch of a new digital currency mining business in September this year. The company will begin operations in the first half of 2018, and will provide web hosting and a series of other digital services.