Swedish Bank Joins Bitcoin Processor's $4 Million Series A

Swedish Bank Joins Bitcoin Processor's $4 Million Series A

Swedish banking giant SEB Group and a Danish venture capital firm have invested $4m in Coinify, a digital currency payment processor based in Copenhagen. The Series A round included support from SEB as well as SEED Capital, an early-stage venture firm based in Denmark and an existing investor in the bitcoin startup. Launched in 2014, Coinify supports payments in 15 digital currencies. The startup said it plans to use the new funding to expand its payment and trade services from Europe into Asia, according to a statement. David Sonnek, SEB’s head of venture capital, said of the new....


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