RIL picks up 5.56% stake in tech startup for $5 million1 min read . Updated: 22 Dec 2018, 09:11 PM IST
VHL, powered by blockchain, looks to digitise the global commodities trading industry
New Delhi: Reliance Industries on Saturday said it had acquired 5.56% equity stake in technology startup Vakt Holdings Ltd, UK (VHL), for $5 million (around ₹ 35 crore). VHL is a consortium of leading global energy majors, commodity traders and banks with a vision to digitise the global commodities trading industry, creating a secure, trusted ecosystem, powered by blockchain.
“The strategic investment accelerates Reliance’s digital journey, through active participation in an emerging and evolving, yet promising, block chain enabled technology solution for energy markets," the Mukesh Ambani-led company said in a regulatory filing.
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