NEW YORK Feb 1 Global bitcoin sell Kraken
said on Monday Japanese try collateral organisation SBI Investment will
invest in a association and lead a Series B turn of financing for
the digital banking firm.
The terms of a understanding were not disclosed.
“SBI’s investment means a lot to us,” Kraken Chief Executive
Officer Jesse Powell pronounced in a statement. “It’s a fantastic
first step toward completing Series B, that will ultimately
enable us to scale a business worldwide.”
SBI Investment is a section of SBI Holdings, an internet-based
financial firm with handling revenues of some-more than $2
billion in 2015 and handling income of around $570 million. The
SBI Group consists of 208 companies handling in approximately
20 countries and regions.
“We knew that we wanted to deposit in Bitcoin and the
blockchain,” SBI Holdings CEO Yoshitaka Kitao pronounced in a same
statement. “We wanted a association that would be a correct strategic
Kraken, formed in San Francisco, lifted $5 million in a
Series A financing in Mar 2014. The turn was led by