Blockchain.com, provider of crypto-wallet and other infrastructures, seems to want to expand in Europe and enter the new markets of Nigeria and Turkey. Additionally, there is expected to be a 25% increase in its staff by the first half of 2024.
Blockchain.com: the crypto wallet aims for expansion and increasing its staff
Crypto news at Blockchain.com’s headquarters, with CEO Peter Smith who wanted to share the new milestones and goals directly on his X profile.
Among many, it seems that the company of historical crypto-wallets and more, plans to expand into Europe and enter the new markets of Nigeria and Turkey. Not only that, Smith announces that by the first half of 2024, Blockchain.com will increase its staff by 25%.
“Many really exciting news from http://Blockchain.com. After reaching some important milestones (Series E strategic growth round and new partnership with SoFi), we now announce record revenues, expansion plans, and an important addition to our leadership team.”
“In the coming months, we will open an office in Paris and expand into new markets such as Nigeria and Turkey.
We plan to increase the company’s workforce by 25% in the first half of 2024, and in the last quarter we achieved a record revenue growth.”
The new goals of Blockchain.com come after two major events experienced by the crypto company. Firstly, the fundraising of a Series E funding round of $110 million, led by Kingsway Capital.
In addition, the crypto operator has become a destination for customers looking to migrate their SoFi crypto assets, which has closed.
Blockchain.com: the crypto wallet operator and more welcomes a new leader
Among other news at Blockchain.com, it seems that the crypto company has already brought in a new leader to its staff: Curtis Ting.
And indeed, Ting is the new Senior Vice President of Business Operations and CEO of Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) at Blockchain.com.
Specifically, Smith’s announcement, emphasizes that Ting will lead Blockchain.com’s London office, overseeing the EMEA region, managing the global strategy for the company, and working closely with the company’s sales, product, regulatory, and compliance teams.
Ting comes from Kraken’s crypto-exchange, where he held the positions of Senior Managing Director of international operations and Managing Director of the EMEA region, ensuring over two dozen regulatory licenses and driving profitability in Kraken’s key markets.
Before joining Kraken, Ting spent nearly a decade at the FBI, holding positions at field offices, the FBI headquarters, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. She concluded her tenure at the FBI at the Office of the FBI Director, leading international special projects in collaboration with law enforcement agencies in the United Kingdom, Europe, Canada, and Australia.
Job offers in Paris, Singapore, Dallas, and London
When searching the web, it is easy to find the new job offers from Blockchain.com. For example, its job offer in Paris is related to the human resources sector. Here is how it is mentioned:
“We are looking for a talented, motivated and ambitious Recruiter to join our growing team to support the continued expansion of Blockchain.com in Europe. The ideal candidate will have a background in hiring technical personnel – through engineering, infrastructure and data science – but will also be willing and able to take on management roles in other areas such as product, design, finance, legal and operations.”
The company also has several job postings in Vilnius, Lithuania, as well as in Dallas, TX, Singapore, and London.