Blockchain startup ConsenSys fired 13% of the staff. This decision is connected with changes in priorities and future organizational changes, reported CoinDesk.

Chapter ConsenSys Joseph Lubin announced the company’s new strategy in early December. In particular, he told staff that ConsenSys will toughen standards for supported startups.

“Experiencing excitement about the transition to stage ConsenSys 2.0, we are making the first difficult step in this direction. We optimize several parts of their own business, including ConsenSys Solutions and services hub, which implies a reduction of 13% of employees”, – said representatives of ConsenSys.

As reported by the Finance Magnates, citing its own sources, under the reduction were the employees of various departments from several regions of the world.

Recall, founded in October 2014 ConsenSys focuses on the development of the Ethereum ecosystem. In October, the company Joseph Lubin invested $6.5 million in the blockchain startup DrumG. The last is developing a decentralized and cryptographically secure OTC solutions for the trading operations of investment banks.

Then it became known that ConsenSys purchased space company Planetary Resources.