BitFury Capital Makes First Investment into the Bitcoin Ecosystem

published: 2014-08-25 15:16 | editor: | category: News

BitFury Capital, a seed fund and a subsidiary of BitFury Group, has announced its first investment into a prominent bitcoin wallet provider. The deal is BitFury Capital’s first investment into the Bitcoin ecosystem.

“The new strategic partnership will further enable global bitcoin adoption. We are excited to be part of that story,” said Marat Kicikov, managing director of BitFury Capital.

The newly established BitFury Capital fund will support multiple players in the same segments of the wide and fast growing cryptocurrency industry on a non-exclusive basis. With focused approach to investing, BitFury Capital is seeking to partner with businesses that show potential in specific sectors such as Bitcoin-driven projects and startups, peer-to-peer projects (P2P), and latest innovations in renewable energy.

Valery Vavilov, chief executive officer of BitFury Group, said: “As the largest cryptocurrency transaction processing company, BitFury Group looks forward to bringing more consumers to the Bitcoin network.”

In addition to providing seed funding and participating in later-stage investment rounds, BitFury Capital delivers knowledge and resources to accelerate startups and create strategic synergies.

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