Franklin Templeton, with more than $ 1.4 trillion in assets under management, on Wednesday posted an open position for a “Research Analyst – Crypto Currency” on LinkedIn.
According to the LinkedIn post, the traditional multinational holding company, which provides investment solutions to 34 countries around the world, is looking to hire someone to provide âresearch coverageâ for Bitcoin.
The research analyst would “develop and maintain valuation models and keep portfolio managers and senior executives informed of various regulatory, staking and business opportunity protocols.”
Franklin Templeton already employs more than 12,000 people in 34 countries. The company has yet to say whether it plans to provide Bitcoin investment vehicles or exposure in any form.
This year, it has become common for giant US companies to start hiring for Bitcoin and crypto management positions. In August, Walmart, one of the world’s largest retailers, began its search to hire a “digital currency and cryptocurrency product manager” to “own and drive the digital currency strategy.”
In July, Amazon began its search to hire a “digital currency and blockchain product manager” for its payments acceptance and experience team, which is responsible for facilitating billions of customer payments online. through the sites and services of one of the largest e-commerce companies. in the world.
All of these giant companies have the potential to introduce and provide Bitcoin exposure to millions of customers.