At the same time, the capitalization of Ledger was close to $ 290 million. A company representative confirmed that their company received support from Samsung, but refused to disclose details. Also in the company there were personnel shifts. New CEO Ledger was Pascal Gautier - he previously served as president of the company. The former head of Ledger, Eric Larchevek, took over as chairman of the board.
In a conversation with the media, Larchevek confirmed the fact of receiving investments from Samsung, but also refused to go into details.
"We will always need hardware wallets, but will accompany the crypto revolution, which is accessible to all of personal independence, smartphones, which will be assigned a central role," he wrote on Twitter.
Earlier, Samsung has implemented the ability to store private keys for cryptocurrency wallets in its new smartphone Galaxy S10. Also on Wednesday it became known that the technology giant could develop its own blockchain based on Ethereum, which among other things it can use to release its cryptocurrency.