Bitcoin mining company Riot Blockchain reaches $1B in market cap

posted 18 days ago
Nasdaq-listed Bitcoin mining company Riot Blockchain (RIOT) reached a $1.08 billion market capitalization Monday after surging nearly 13% in early trading hours. Shares of the Castle Rock, Colo.-based firm are currently trading above $13.

Riot has aggressively expanded the size and sophistication of its mining operations in 2020, including a planned pilot project in Texas to test water immersion cooling technology in addition to purchasing over 31,000 new ASIC mining machines this year.
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