An operator that provides web services using Opera browser has signed a partnership with Ledger Capital, a firm that offers advisory and financial services regarding blockchain technology, to perform a deeper exploration of blockchain apps.
The information provided in the press release says about the work of 2 entities searching for blockchain apps and use cases in addition to the opportunities how Opera products technology can grow.
Opera has already had experience with blockchain technology as it performs a notable development of the crypto wallet built into its Android browser. The public became aware of this beta-stage project in summer. At the beginning of autumn, Opera users got an opportunity to use a feature that allows sending crypto collectibles too.
Another step to the development of the firm was made by Bitmain which is a BTC mining giant. The company invested a huge sum of money, as today it holds 3% stake in this industry already.
Ding’an Fei, a managing partner of Ledger Capital, commented this event in such a way. He said that Opera had taken leading positions among other browsers thanks to the creation of the cryptocurrency wallet and money invested by Bitmain. Now the company’s goal is to learn how Opera will cope with leveraging its great ecosystem and tech competencies to provide its user base with exponential value and make up a larger blockchain space.
Opera browser has been created in 1995 in Norway and in summer this year it managed to hold a successful IPO and was added to Nasdaq list with the ticker OPRA.
There are over 300 million people who use Opera all around the world and the creation of the wallet eliminated the barrier that stands on the way of the Internet of future as it is needed by third-party plug-ins or dapps.
Charles Hamel, who is leading the newly create wallet in Opera said that they managed to simplify the payment made with cryptocurrency and it guarantees a variety of possibilities for different web users.
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