Norway’s Fourth-Richest Man Invests in a Crypto Mining ASIC Manufacturer – Mining Bitcoin News

According to regional reports, the Norwegian billionaire and hedge fund manager, Ole Andreas Halvorsen, is investing funds into an energy-reducing cryptocurrency mining chip hardware company. The company Norway’s fourth richest man is investing in claims to build application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) mining chips that are allegedly 300%-500% more energy efficient than existing hardware.

Norwegian Hedge Fund Giant Dips Into the Crypto Economy

Norwegian news reports detail that the billionaire hedge fund manager Ole Andreas Halvorsen is dipping his toes into the cryptocurrency space. A report from Trijo explains that the hedge fund manager and cofounder of the Connecticut-based hedge fund, Viking Global Investors, is now investing in a cryptocurrency-focused firm called Harmonychain.

Halvorsen is joining a number of well known luminary investors from the Norwegian region investing funds into the crypto sphere with investors like Kjell Inge Røkke, Bjørn Dæhlie, and Arne Fredly. Halvorsen himself is considered one of the top-earning hedge fund managers worldwide and has captured the 11th ranking hedge fund manager position in the world according to Forbes.

According to the report written by Teodor Stig-Matz, Harmonychain was supposed to be listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. However, Stig-Matz’s report notes that the listing on the Oslo Stock Exchange was postponed.

Norway's Fourth-Richest Man Invests in a Crypto Mining ASIC Manufacturer

The Harmonychain website has a lot of interesting claims about the firm’s microchips as well. The company is in the midst of developing a “dual-purpose Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Scrypt algorithm ASIC Supercomputer microchip.”

The harmonychain.com website adds:

[The microchip] is tailored towards Cryptocurrency accounting/mining that is up to 300%-500% more energy efficient than existing Scrypt accounting computer systems.

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