Cryptocurrency mining equipment maker Canaan Creative said it’s considering conducting an initial public offering, Reuters reports. The Chinese company is thinking about a listing in Hong Kong or the United States, co-chairman Jianping Kong said in an interview, according to the news agency. “We … prefer listing outside mainland China as we are in a global business,” Kong was quoted saying. The executive said the decision is not a result of Beijing’s regulatory crackdown on bitcoin (BTC) but is because stock listings in China take too long. Read more here.