South Korean crypto asset management platform Haru Invest has suspended withdrawals and deposits, citing problems with service partners.
“Now we are further investigating the issue with them and developing a contingency plan to remedy the situation,” the statement said.
Representatives of the platform did not name a partner who influenced its activities.
According to local media reports, the Haru Invest office in Seoul is closed. The head of the company, Lee Hyun-soo, explained this by concern for the safety of employees. According to him, the work was transferred to a remote format.
Co-founder and former CTO of the platform Eunkwang Joo [Eunkwang Joo] admitted that what had happened was an “internal situation”.
소셜미디어 계정을 닫은 것은 법적 대응 차원에서 법무법인의 가일인에 따른 것이아 닌가추측합니다.
애정을 담아 제품을 만든 사람으로서 빠르게 이 문제를 회복하고 하기를 바라고 있습니다. 보다 정확한 사실 관계 정리는 회사 공식 입장을 기다려야 할 것 같아요.
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“I assume that the closure of the social network account [LinkedIn] complied with the guidelines of the legal entity at the legal level. […] I think we will have to wait for the official position of the company,” he wrote.
In February 2023, Haru Invest led a $9.2 million Series A funding round for Canadian miner Pow.re. His valuation reached $150 million.
Recall that in the fall of 2022, the Freeway staking platform froze the ability to withdraw blocked funds by clients and removed the mention of team members on the website.
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