Den franske cryptocurrency hardware wallet-producent Ledger søger at rejse frisk ny kapital efter at have rejst $380 millioner i juni 2021, ifølge kilder med kendskab til sagen. Hardware wallet-virksomheden Ledger søger efter sigende at hæve mindst $100 million from strategic investors.
Crypto Hardware Wallet Manufacturer Ledger Is Reportedly Looking to Raise $100 Millioner i finansiering
According to Bloomberg, the French crypto hardware wallet manufacturer Hovedbog is seeking more funds after the firm’s Series C last June. Dengang, Ledger raised $380 million in a finance round led by 10T Holdings, and it gave Ledger a post valuation of around $1.5 milliard.
Founded in 2015 by Éric Larchevêque and Thomas France, Ledger has propelled itself as one of the top crypto hardware wallet manufacturers worldwide. Ledger competes with other popular digital currency hardware wallet makers like Trezor, Ellipal, Coolwallet, Safepal, and Coinkite.
Det rapport published on July 30 says that “people familiar with the plans” said that Ledger is “in talks to raise at least $100 million in a funding round that will give it a higher valuation.” Bloomberg’s Gillian Tan, Hannah Miller, Anna Irrera, and Olga Kharif contacted Ledger and the company declined to comment on the alleged funding round.
Research Says Crypto Hardware Wallet Market Projected to Grow to $1.72 Milliard af 2030
Ledger sells the Nano S Plus og Nano X series hardware wallets for prices between $79 til $149 before taxes. Both wallets are non-custodial cryptocurrency hardware wallets that can store, send and receive dozens of digital currencies. Ledger’s ostensible capital raise talks for $100 million follows the recent Straits Research report that indicates the hardware wallet market is projected to grow to $1.72 milliarder af 2030.
The market intelligence company Straits Research says that the Asia-Pacific region shows the highest market share of hardware wallets worldwide and the highest potential of projected growth stems from the area as well. While Ledger enjoyed a $380 million capital injection in June 2021, that summer the company suffered blowback stemming from several leaks of information tied to customer data. Dengang, scammers were efter sigende attacking existing Ledger customers to steal their private seeds.
Since then the company has continued to expand and last week Ledger Live, the company’s native software program tilføjet Cardano (DER ER) token support with the ability to manage 100 Cardano-based tokens. DER ER support was implemented in June this month the France-based hardware wallet maker introduced colorized Nano S Plus and Nano X series wallets. The new color names were chosen by the community and include “Mystic White, BTC Orange, Deepsea Blue, Ice, Cosmic Purple, and Blazing Orange.”
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