Ledger sold a million purses in the past year. A company interested in large investors

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Ledger sold a million purses in the past year. A company interested in large investors

In April, the owners of hardware wallets, multi-currency Ledger on the problems with Bitcoin Cash. Then, some users could not conduct a transaction with the coin, while others could not even find out your balance.

However, the problem did not affect sales of the device. According to own data of the company, in 2017 it sold a million purses and to make a profit of $ 29 million. About it writes .

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Director General Ledger Pascal Gauthier said that the reason for this success was the lack of alternative platforms for transactions with the same high levels of security.

Technology of the blockchain itself is safe. However, it has a flaw that allows fraudsters to steal the funds of users — transaction signing. We are talking about the keys to the wallets, which are stored outside of the blockchain. It is very risky — there's always a chance that the password can be stolen. If you lose the keys you will have Bank that will be able to recover the funds. This situation has led to increased demand for hardware wallets.

Now to the Ledger are interested venture capitalists that belong to Samsung, Siemens and Google. Experts do not exclude probability of receiving a new tranche later this year.

Last year, Ledger was selling their devices in 165 countries and has earned 52.9 million dollars. In early 2018, the company raised $ 75 million from Tim Draper and Draper of Venture Fund Network.

Ledger sold a million purses in the past year. A company interested in large investors appeared first on Two Bitcoin.

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