Bitcoin wallet hardware start-up Ledger won the 7 million financing
This round of financing by the French insurance giant MAIF’s MAIFAvenir. Participation in the A round of financing of other companies including Xange, WicklowCapital, GDTRE, LibertusCapital, DigitalCurrencyGroup, TheWhittemoreCollection, KimaVentures and BHBNetwork, as well as investors NicolasPinto.
Ledger users can store and maintain the hardware control of the private key encryption currency, the company plans to use the current round of financing to expand its business scope into the enterprise market. It is worth mentioning that the start-up company plans to open a new factory in China, as part of its hardware business development plan, and is expected to start preparing for the next few months.
The co-founder of EricLarchev que said in an interview with CoinDesk:
“We hope that all the plan can be implemented in May when.”
Two years ago, Ledger has just won the euro 1 million 300 thousand seed round of capital. At that time, this pioneering company has launched to support other encryption currency wallet, and in November, the company launched LedgerBlue, this product before its thumb drive style for different products.
Ledger is planning to expand its business into the enterprise market, in order to more enterprise customers into its customer base, ‘Larchev que said he hoped to be before the end of June with the first test client. The start-up companies also hope to improve their sales performance this year, the goal is 2017 sales of 100 thousand products.
This round of financing led MAIF company said its investment in start-ups as intended to enhance the public to encryption currency trading confidence and a method to enhance the safety of trading.