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.