Blockchain.info – the world’s most popular Bitcoin wallet – announced the connection of the second largest cryptocurrency by capitalization – Ethereum (ETH). An official statement about this was published on the wallet’s website. CEO of Blockchain.info , Peter Smith, whose words lead an official document, noted that the company simply could not ignore the growing popularity of the Ethereum cryptocurrency:
“We understand and support the desire of our clients to manage several digital assets in their wallets. We are pleased to introduce new functionality to our community and will continue to seek opportunities for even easier interaction with digital assets,” – the statement said.
In addition, Blockchain.info announced another event – the company entered into a partnership agreement with the platform for instant exchange of ShapeShift cryptocurrency. Now users have the opportunity to convert BTC to ETH and vice versa directly on the Blockchain.info platform without having to send funds to centralized services. At the same time, the company made it clear that it will soon introduce updated API tools, and will also open its wallet for business users.
Some time ago, Blockchain.info announced the closing of the B series investment round, during the time it managed to raise $ 40 million from companies such as Google Ventures, Lakestar, Digital Currency Group, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Prudence Holdings. Also, among the investors of Blockchain.info, there is the famous British businessman and the founder of the international conglomerate Virgin Group Sir Richard Branson.