South Korean startup Coinplug raises $6.4 million from major financial institutions such as the National Bank

According to CoinDesk, South Korean bitcoin trading, wallet and payment startup Coinplug have raised 7.5 billion won (about 6.4 million US dollars) from the venture capital department of major local financial institutions. Coinplug said on Thursday that the fund comes from KB Investment, a venture capital arm of KB Financial Group, Korea's largest commercial bank, Mirae Asset Venture, a listed subsidiary of Mirae Asset Daewoo, Korea's largest investment bank and stockbroker. Investment and private equity and venture capital firm Smilegate Investment.