According to Business Korea, KB Koomkin has agreed to promote businesses in the blockchain space, while also signing a separate agreement to work on applications for mobile device certification.
The news comes roughly a month after Circle announced a $60m fundraise from a group of Chinese investors, a move that signaled the startup's push into the Asian digital currency market.
"We are excited to work with the top tech companies in London, a hub of the FinTech industry," a representative for the bank told the publication, adding:
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