As the Chief Financial Officer of Blockchain.com, Macrina Kgil strives to help the company prosper and continue to grow. She’s a key player in attracting funding that supports the company’s goals. Her most recent win landed Blockchain.com a substantial backing and positioned the company to continue succeeding as a leader in the crypto industry.
$300 Million Raised in Series C Funding Round
Blockchain.com has big plans for the future and that means securing the funds needed for its continued growth. With help from Macrina Kgil, the company looks to investors for the finances they need and regularly lands funding every step of the way.
Blockchain.com’s most recent win was $300 million in Series C funding, which came from existing investors, and Baillie Gifford, VY Capital, and DST Global. Prior to this round of funding, the company was able to secure $120 million in funds from macro investors interested in Blockchain.com’s future.
Although Blockchain.com already offers crypto wallets to the public, the company aims to expand its service and product offerings, and make global growth a top priority. The company also wants to explore mergers and acquisitions that can increase its standing in the crypto space. Because of its proven business model and profitability, scaling will continue to be a priority, especially with Macrina Kgil on board as CFO.
Impressive Beginnings Help Macrina Kgil Navigate the Crypto Space
When Macrina Kgil joined the Blockchain.com team in 2018, she arrived with a strong skill set and an impressive resume. She was already known as a successful financial leader with the ability to build and manage agile teams. As Chief Financial Officer, she uses those skills to promote better growth and ensures the company is seen as a leader in the world of cryptocurrency.
Getting Her Start at Samil PwC as a Trusted Financial Advisor
After graduating from Seoul National University with an engineering degree, Macrina Kgil was employed at Samil PwC, a PricewaterhouseCoopers member firm in South Korea. While working at Samil PwC, Kgil helped Korean companies navigate and manage their finances and go public in the United States.
As a result of her hard work, she was quickly promoted to the Global Capital Markets Group. In that role, Kgil continued to help companies with initial public offerings (IPOs) and handled many other issues related to capital market transactions.
Leading Finance Companies to Greatness Through the Years
Macrina Kgil has held several leadership roles before serving as Chief Financial Officer of Blockchain.com.
Kgil’s most notable financial leadership roles include:
- Vice president at Fortress Investment Group
- Group controller and chief financial officer at Springleaf Financial Services
- Executive vice president of finance at OneMain Financial
- Chief financial officer at GPB Capital Holdings
Kgil has helped numerous companies successfully improve their finances, go public, and experience remarkable growth. She has also helped companies manage risk and achieve successful exits.
Today, CFO Macrina Kgil serves as a trusted leader in the cryptocurrency industry, helping Blockchain.com effectively operate in over 200 countries and manage billions of dollars in transactions for over 32 million verified users.