Summary of Article
- Gemini, a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian in the United States, has announced plans to expand its engineering and operations offices in Gurgaon, India.
- The company is actively seeking software engineers and technical product managers for its Gurgaon offices.
- Southeast Asia is home to more than 600 crypto or blockchain companies, with these startups having raised about $1 billion in funding in 2022.
Gemini Expansion into India
Gemini, a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian in the United States that enables users to purchase, sell, and store digital assets, has announced its plans to open an engineering office in Gurgaon, India. The move comes after Gemini attempts to hasten the development of goods and services for its global clients. Gemini sees India as a talent hub for the technology industry and wants to capitalize on its history of outstanding engineering. In addition to other critical positions in human resources and talent acquisition, finance, support, and compliance, the company is actively seeking software engineers and technical product managers for its Gurgaon offices. The exchange’s institutional and retail customers will use the products and features created in India in more than 70 countries. Gemini believes that India’s engineering, operations, and design teams will majorly contribute to the next-generation web and mobile user experiences.
NFT & Crypto Assets Development
Gemini’s Gurgaon office will be the company’s second-largest engineering hub after its American headquarters. The unit will also develop new Gemini feature sets for the NFT (non-fungible token) & crypto asset marketplaces. Gemini stated that they are looking for builders motivated to pick up new skills rapidly and work on advanced technologies like NFTs (non-fungible tokens), DeFi (decentralized finance), web3 (third generation Internet technology stack), & DAOs (decentralized autonomous organizations). Candidates can have prior experience in these fields but must be motivated to work on these technologies.
Venture Capital Funding Across Southeast Asia
According to White Star Capital venture capital firm reports Southeast Asia is home to more than 600 crypto or blockchain companies who have significantly contributed towards recent surge of venture capital funding across this area. These startups have raised about $1 billion in funding during 2022 itself which is expected soon surpassing $1.45 billion total by end of this year alone!