Ledger Capital, the leading strategic blockchain advisory and financial services firm, today announces a strategic partnership with Opera (NASDAQ: OPRA), one of the world’s leading browser providers and an influential player in the field of integrated AI-driven digital content discovery and recommendation platforms.
The two companies are planning to explore further applications and use-cases of the blockchain technology as well as growth opportunities that could be applied to Opera products.
“We are excited to work with an innovator and industry leader like Opera,” said Ding’an Fei, Managing Partner at Ledger Capital. “Opera has already taken the lead among the major browsers, with the integration of the innovative crypto wallet and investments from other leading crypto companies like Bitmain. We are looking forward to exploring the next steps in how Opera will leverage its massive ecosystem and technical competencies to create exponential value for its user base and the greater blockchain space.”
In July 2018, Opera became the first major mobile browser to add a built-in crypto wallet and Web 3.0 support. By introducing the crypto wallet, the Norwegian browser maker lowered the barrier of entry into the web of the future for users and developers alike. Since the wallet is built into the browser, internet users no longer need to install separate Dapp browsers or crypto wallet extensions.
“Having a crypto wallet in the browser brings the cash experience to the world of online payments,” said Charles Hamel, Product Lead of Opera’s crypto wallet. “Paying with the crypto wallet is like sending digital cash straight from your phone, and we’ve just made it easier. This opens up new possibilities for merchants and content creators alike.”
In addition to its newly formed partnership with Opera, Ledger Capital has been providing strategic, technological and financial advisory services to various blockchain platforms, decentralized applications, multinational corporations and to government-backed projects and initiatives.
About Ledger Capital
Ledger Capital is headed by veterans in the venture capital and private equity space as well as leaders of prominent blockchain technology projects. The management team and operational teams have backgrounds from companies such as Warburg Pincus, New Enterprise Associates, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Citadel, IBM and Microsoft. The firm has a full spectrum of capabilities including strategic advisory, investment banking, investment and operational support, with footprint across Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, London and Seoul.