- Dirk Ströer acquires 750,000 shares
- 10 percent shareholding
- Entry via Krypto ventures
Frankfurt am Main / Cologne – 24 October 2018 – Northern Bitcoin AG (XETRA: NB2, ISIN: DE000A0SMU87) was informed today that entrepreneur and investor Dirk Ströer and his investment company Krypto Ventures GmbH (Cologne) have acquired a 10.08 percent stake in Northern Bitcoin AG. Dirk Ströer’s investment marks the first participation of an external investor in the shares of the world’s leading sustainable Bitcoin Miner, which have only been traded on XETRA since this month. The investment was made via Cologne-based Krypto Ventures GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Media Ventures GmbH of Dirk Ströer.
Mathis Schultz, CEO of Northern Bitcoin AG, explains: “We are delighted to welcome Dirk Ströer and his Krypto Ventures, a strong partner, as new shareholders. Dirk Ströer is not only regarded as a leading German investor in digital business models but also enjoys an excellent reputation worldwide for his early and profitable participation in technological upheavals. As the fastest growing European company in the Bitcoin sector, we are delighted about this strengthening of our shareholder base”.
Dirk Ströer comments: “The Northern Bitcoin team has developed an impressive technological solution for sustainable Bitcoin production in a comparatively short time and has successfully implemented it at its first location in Norway. I look forward to supporting the company as it continues to grow”.
Northern Bitcoin AG is experiencing rapid growth as a result of the strong global distribution of Bitcoin and its blockchain. Northern Bitcoin is the global leader in Bitcoin’s sustainable mining business. Based in Frankfurt, the company operates a mining site in Norway and benefits from the rapid adaptation of Bitcoin as a “digital gold” and innovative means of payment. Initial analysts are already predicting that the total Bitcoin transaction volume for 2018, at USD 1.3 trillion, will be several hundred billion dollars higher than Paypal’s transaction volume.