TOKYO – April 26, 2018 –  Today Tech Bureau, Corp., a fintech and cryptocurrency solutions company, announced that its mijin v.1, a private blockchain solution, has been adopted for use by the Azure Marketplace running on Microsoft Japan’s Azure cloud platform. With this development, Tech Bureau has been greatly honored by becoming the very first Japanese partner adopted by the marketplace. What is more, mijin v.1 will now be available for use in some 88 countries worldwide.

Through the provision of mijin v.1 via the Azure Marketplace, Tech Bureau has ensured that the installation processes traditionally required to implement private blockchain solutions are no longer necessary. Additionally, the technology’s deployment in as little as five minutes allows for a level of convenience that is far in excess of what was previously possible.


mijin v.1 Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) on Azure

Main Features:

  • Installation not required
  • Generates five nodes automatically
  • mijin v.1 can be used in as little as five minutes
  • Node specifications and unit numbers can be set without restriction
  • Can be used free-of-charge for 30 days from the date of application
  • Billing based on usage hours (US$0.65 per hour/per one node unit)


Service Commencement:

  • From April 26


Additionally, so as to enjoy even stronger relationships with its partners, Tech Bureau is actively participating in the Partner Seller Program, part of Microsoft’s joint marketing program. By targeting not just its domestic market but rather the countless Microsoft Azure users worldwide, while increasing the availability of the mijin series, its own all-purpose private blockchain offering, Tech Bureau shall continue to work hard to expand more generally the opportunities offered by blockchain technology.


About Azure Marketplace

Azure Marketplace is the premier destination for all your software needs – certified and optimized to run on Azure for Azure users worldwide. It allows users to find solutions you want from open source container platforms to threat detection to blockchain or try software for Test Drive or deploy a free-trial or provision end-to-end solution quickly and reliably.


About Partner Seller Program

Partner Seller Program is an enabling partner program to drive Microsoft cloud business through collaboration with partners to marketing, sales, and technology. The program is intended to create greater value for our customers by building deep trustworthy relationships between Partners and Microsoft.


Endorsement by Microsoft Japan

Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd. would like to offer a warm welcome to Tech Bureau, Corp. for launching “mijin”, a private blockchain platform, on our Azure Marketplace. With “mijin” in the Azure Marketplace, the usefulness of blockchain technology will spread to many Microsoft Azure users worldwide whose  transformation will be facilitated by the use of Microsoft’s secure cloud. Microsoft Japan will continue to collaborate with Tech Bureau, Corp. contributing to deliver cloud solutions for digital transformation.

Hiroshi Okunushi

Sr. PDM Manager

ISV Business Development

One Commercial Partner

Microsoft Japan


About mijin

Developed by Tech Bureau, mijin is designed to meet versatile enterprise needs with its enhanced private blockchain utilizing the NEM protocol that easily creates blockchain platforms on peer-to-peer networks. The blockchains can be used internally or in collaboration with partner companies in a cloud or other shared data environments. The mijin blockchain creates a secure data-sharing environment with high performance, zero downtime, and unfalsifiable data, while reducing the cost of conventional infrastructure. mijin has been tested extensively as a high-throughput ledger engine in financial institutions, electronic money systems, user authentication, land and property registration, logistics tracking, and food traceability.


About Tech Bureau Group

Tech Bureau, a fintech and cryptocurrency group company in Japan, the U.S., and Europe, develops software and services for blockchain technology. Tech Bureau has developed mijin, a private blockchain software, and Zaif, a Bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange platform. Tech Bureau recently launched a one-stop solution, “COMSA”, that provides companies with consultation, expertise, and solutions to support their very own ICOs and implementations of blockchain technology into their businesses.


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Press contact, Tech Bureau: Aoki / / +81–6–6533–2230


About Foundation Ltd Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Singapore, set up to promote NEM’s blockchain technology globally. It is currently one of the most well-funded and successful blockchain technology projects in the cryptocurrency industry.


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Press contact, NEM@transform.PR / +1-415-595-2030


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