The international blockchain company Bitfury Group has closed a private placement of securities, which raised $80 million from global and institutional investors.

Advisor of Bitfury was organized by the European technology investment Bank Bryan, Garnier & Co, and led the placement of the investment company Korelya Capital, which is supported by the South Korean tech company Naver Group. Investors group also became Macquarie Capital, Dentsu Inc., Armat Group, MACSF, Galaxy Digital, iTech Capital and others.

According to the head of Bitfury , Valery Vavilov, in 2018 the company is an “incredible expansion”, which will continue next year, and this deployment “reflects the achievements and recognition of the ability to follow the needs of the segments adjacent markets in high performance computing”.

Billionaire Mike Novogratz (Mike Novogratz) said that he supported using Bitfury Galaxy Digital as impressed with the project team, its vision, technical skills and international aspirations. And Korelya Capital said growth, which has led a small blockchain startup to a leading position in Eastern Europe.

Recall that, according to Bloomberg, Bitfury is considering a potential IPO, and could become the first public company in the cryptocurrency industry.