On the website of the Commission on securities and stock exchanges of the USA (SEC) has information indicating that in the second round ICO blockchain-platform Telegram Open Network (TON) Pavel and Nikolai Durov has attracted $850 million In ICO, which was launched on March 14, was attended by 94 of the investor.
The Issuer of the token are the company’s two – TON Issuer Inc. and Telegram Group Inc., as the type of the placed securities – an agreement to purchase the cryptocurrency.
The first round of attracting investments took place from 29 January to mid-February. 13 Feb Durov reported about the results. In the framework of the ICO they managed to attract from 81 investor $850 million According to the SEC, the proceeds from the placement of token money will be spent on the development of Telegram messenger and the blockchain platform TON.
Among the investors of the first round of the ICO, the Russian businessman Roman Abramovich, who has invested $300 million, founder and CEO of QIWI Sergey Solonin, the second volume of investments among the Russian investors, and co-founder of «Wimm-bill-Dann» David Yakobashvili, investing in Telegram TON and $10 million.