New Chinese Miner, Rival of Bitmain, Raises $20 Mln in Investment

  • Yuri Molchan
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    Bitmain company encountered a great scrutiny. Social and mass media kept say the leading mining chips maker had presented profit reports only for the Q1 of 2018


New Chinese Miner, Rival of Bitmain, Raises $20 Mln in Investment

After Bitmain had planned an IPO, the company encountered a great deal of scrutiny. Social and mass media kept saying that the leading mining chips maker had presented profit reports only for the Q1 of 2018, provided exaggerated outlooks for its future profits. Also, the mentioned by press big investors like Tencent rushed to assure everyone they had to intention to participate in Bitmain’s IPO.

Now, news has appeared that a former director of design at Bitmain has opened a potential rival to Jihan Wu’s giant. The new company, Bitewei, is also based in China, in Shenzhen. It has already raised quite a substantial amount of investors’ money, about $20 mln, and plans to throw a new generation of mining chips to the market. Experts believe that this company can bring some fresh blood to the field.

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Yuri has worked in crypto since 2017. A translator, quickly became a crypto enthusiast. He has worked for several Telegram channels covering cryptocurrencies. Currently is a news writer, covering crypto and blockchain-related topics.

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