Pavel and Nikolai Durov reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that in the second round of the closed ICO they raised $ 850 million in investments.
The fact that Telegram will hold the second round of attracting investments into its own Gram cryptocurrency and TON’s blockchain platform became known at the end of February.
The minimum purchase amount for private investors is $ 1 million, legal entities should buy Gram at least $ 10 million. Earlier, in the first stage of pre-sale, Telegram attracted $ 850 million from 81 investors
According to media agency Vedomosti, a Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich took part in the first round of the ICO, and the amount of investments reached $300 million. The official representative of Abramovich, John Mann did not comment on this information. Although, two investors, the founder of Qiwi, Sergei Solonin and the founder of Wimm-Bill-Dann, David Yakobashvili, publicly announced that they invested into ICO.