Mt. Gox former CEO Mark Karpeles plans to set up a cryptocurrency-related company in Japan

According to The Bellingham Herald, on June 5th, former CEO of Mt. Gox Mark Karpeles attended the press conference of the "Japan Foreign Special Agents Association" in Tokyo, Japan. Karpeles is now starting a new business around cryptocurrency technology. Karpeles told reporters at the meeting that he hopes to make Japan a global leader in blockchain technology behind virtual currency such as Bitcoin.