Pennsylvania-based Bitcoin mining agency Stronghold Digital Mining has filed for a $100 million preliminary public providing (IPO) with america Securities and Change Fee (SEC).
The agency filed its S-1 type on July 27 and if given the inexperienced gentle by the SEC, Stronghold intends to listing its Class A standard inventory on the Nasdaq World Market beneath the “SDIG” ticker.
Stronghold is a sustainably centered and vertically built-in Bitcoin mining firm that was based in 2021. In June Cointelegraph reported that the agency accomplished two personal fairness securities raises price $105 million.
In response to the brand new submitting, Stronghold will use the funds for common company functions reminiscent of “acquisitions of miners and energy producing property” with the agency outlining plans to considerably improve its complete hash price capability:
“With a part of the proceeds of this providing, we intend to obtain an extra 27,900 miners, which we anticipate will deliver our complete hash price capability to roughly 3,000 PH/s by December 2021 and to over 5,300 PH/s by December 2022.”
The agency said that it presently operates round 1,800 crypto mining machines with an estimated hash price capability of 85 petahashes per second (PH/s) and already has extra machines on the best way.
Stronghold has entered into “three definitive agreements with a number of suppliers” to buy the greater than 27,000 mining machines, which the agency estimates could have a minimal complete hash price capability of two,600 PH/s. It expects to amass 93% of the machines in 2021, and the remaining 7% to be delivered in 2022.
The agency operates what they describe as “low-cost, environmentally helpful energy technology amenities,” and mines Bitcoin by changing waste coal into vitality on a scale equal to “a large-scale” hydropower plant, and estimates that for each Bitcoin it mines, 200 tonnes of waste coal is destroyed.
The Scrubgrass Technology Plant in Venango County is the agency’s first energy technology facility, and the agency’s energy technology processes enable it to rehabilitate massive areas of land that have been devastated because of waste coal acid drainage (AMD).
Stronghold additionally said within the submitting that it intends to deal with the brand new mining machines at its present facility, in addition to at two new vegetation that it’s working to amass.
The primary is the “Panther Creek Vitality Facility” — a coal refuse energy technology facility beneath contract to buy and the second is an unnamed facility that makes use of the identical coal recycling strategies, which Stronghold has beneath a letter of intent to buy.