This week Blockchain.com CFO Macrina Kgil discussed how the company has surpassed $1 trillion in cryptocurrency transactions and the company may go public with an initial public offering (IPO) in 2023. The cryptocurrency firm is one of the oldest in the industry and Kgil explained that 76 million Blockchain.com wallets have been created since the company’s inception.
$1 Trillion in Crypto Transactions Processed, 76 Million Wallets Created
In March 2021, Bitcoin.com News reported on Blockchain.com raising $300 million and receiving a post-money valuation of around $5.2 billion. The company has been around for quite some time and when it was called “Blockchain.info” it was established by Ben Reeves way back in 2011. In 2013 it was led by Nicolas Cary and was considered the most popular bitcoin wallet at the time.
In 2014, Blockchain.com was led by Peter Smith and he’s remained the company’s CEO ever since. Macrina Kgil, Blockchain.com’s chief financial officer, detailed this week that the company has jumped over $1 trillion in crypto transactions since the firm started.
“We recently hit a major milestone at Blockchain.com, surpassing more than $1 trillion in crypto transacted on our platform. To put that number into context, we’ve handled nearly a third of all bitcoin network transactions since 2012,” Kgil said. The company’s CFO added:
Our institutional market business is continuing to see exponential growth as more asset managers