SK Group to Invest $10M in ConsenSys

SK Group chairman and the 3rd most wealthy man in country believes digital technologies will play an important role in the further development of the company
03 July 2019   280

SK Group has invested $ 10 million in leading Ethereum-based solutions developer ConsenSys. This is reported by the local news agency Chosun.

As noted, in his today's speech at the technology event in Seoul, the chairman of the board of SK Group and the owner of the third largest fortune ($ 3.4 billion) in South Korea Chey Tae-won expressed his interest in the blockchain technology and the tokenized economy, expressing also the opinion about the need for digitalization of approaches practiced by traditional businesses.

According to him, digital technologies will play an important role in the further development of the SK Group.

It is also reported that in February of this year, the telecommunications division of the conglomerate SK Telecom entered into a partnership agreement with Deutsche Telekom to create a blockchain solution for customer identification.

In April of this year, the media passed information that ConsenSys is going to attract $ 200 million in funding from outside investors with a market valuation of $ 1 billion. To this end, the company began distributing presentation materials to Chinese investors. They say that ConsenSys expects to receive $ 50 million in revenue this year, mainly due to contracts with corporate clients and government agencies.

Opera Touch With ETH Wallet to Availble For iOS

Additionally, Opera Touch for iOS allows you to interact with ETH dApps, supports all ERC-20 tokens and native Web 3.0 internet support
27 June 2019   554

The developers of the Opera browser with the built-in Ethereum cryptocurrency wallet and native support for the Internet based on the Web 3.0 announced the release of a new version of the product, which now supports iOS devices.

As stated in the blog, as well as the version for Android devices, Opera Touch for iOS browser allows you to interact with decentralized applications (DApp) on the Ethereum blockchain, and also supports all ERC-20 tokens.

The wallet also supports ERC-721 standard tokens used in creating digital collectibles, for example, CryptoKitties.

Recall Opera has integrated Ethereum-wallet in the desktop version of the browser in August 2018. In December, a browser for Android was introduced, and in April of this year, a new desktop version with Web 3.0 support was released.

In addition, developers are planning to add support for TRON and other cryptocurrencies.