Vacancy at BlackRock
The world's largest investment company, BlackRock, has posted a vacancy for a vice president of blockchain. This information appeared on the company's website.
However, it has been made public what the responsibilities of the position will include. The top manager's responsibilities will include creating and implementing strategies to drive demand for the company's cryptocurrency offerings.
BlackRock is looking for an individual who fully understands the fundamentals of blockchain technology as well as the methodology for valuing cryptocurrency assets. Furthermore, the successful candidate must be able to understand economics or business administration, as well as understand decentralised governance models. All of these requirements have been announced by BlackRock.
As of 30 September 2020, BlackRock managed $7.81 trillion in assets.
A division of the organisation, Fund Advisors, owns a 14.79% stake in analytics software provider MicroStrategy. Also, the latter invested an additional $650 million in bitcoin in December it owns around 70,470 BTC in total.
Earlier, BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink suggested the first cryptocurrency could become a global asset.