Qiwi’s CEO Will Head Up Russia’s Distributed Ledger Efforts
A Russian fintech association tasked in part with exploring distributed ledgers has appointed a CEO.
The blockchain subsidiary of the Russian e-payments firm Qiwi plans to incentivize staff by giving them tokens tied to the firm's net profits.
Senior staff at a Qiwi subsidiary are launching a crypto investment bank to advise ICO investors and help companies tokenize their assets.
An employee at Qiwi reportedly mined roughly 500,000 bitcoins in 2011 by hijacking the company's payment terminals, CEO Sergey Solonin said Wednesday.
Russian payments firm Qiwi has reportedly acquired a blockchain startup as part of its plan to offer services integrating the technology.
Russian payment firm Qiwi Group has created a new subsidiary that will focus on blockchain development and consulting.