Bithumb, a cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea has built its very own research and development center (R&D) . During an announcement on January 6, this decision of Bithumb makes their company the first one with a blockchain and cryptocurrency research center inside South Korea. According to the company:

“Bithumb will become a leading company in the blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem by strengthening its own R&D capabilities.”

The company is planning to hire 30 people first and will begin their activities this month. The research team of Bithumb will study system architecture design to further strengthen public blockchain transaction analysis and cryptocurrency private key security.

The team of architecture will focus on transactions that would match systems that can respond to big concurring orders.

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