With $2.45 trln under Fidelity’s management, it has authorized clients to hold Bitcoin alongside traditional assets and reportedly giving away job offers related to developing a “digital asset exchange.”
According to Business Insider, employees have been informed that the executives are looking for DevOps System Engineer quoting, “to help engineer, create and deploy a Digital Asset exchange to both a public and private cloud.”
Fidelity then becomes one of the expanding numbers of financial industry entities looking to develop first-hand interaction with cryptocurrency after they announced to pursue this scheme.
Pennsylvania-based Susquehanna International Group also declared this week that it would start to provide cryptocurrency services with trading options, future reports will follow. As Bart Smith, the head of the digital asset group at Susquehanna said that the firm believes that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are valuable.
Regarding an additional job offer, Fidelity confirmed that they will soon be offering “first-in-class custodian services for Bitcoin and other digital currencies.”
Abigail Johnson, the company’s CEO, declined to make a statement concerning the new initiatives even though she has been an outspoken supporter of Bitcoin for years.