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BitAngels: The First Angel Network For Bitcoin Startups

Over 60 investors have come together to launch BitAngels, the first multi-city angel investment network and incubator designed to encourage support of Bitcoin startups. The firm has amassed an initial fund of $6.7 million, according to TechCrunch, which will be invested at a rate of around $20,000 per startup. Support and mentoring will also be offered from […]

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Bitcoin Tips: New Bitcoin Plug-in For WordPress

Tips Bitcoin (Bitcoin Tips) is a plugin for WordPress, the most used blogging platform in the world, which enables us to leave tips to the authors of those articles that we have find of interest. We believe that Bitcoin Tips is a step toward a future in which we can easily and in no-time compensate […]

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Advantages Of Using Bitcoin: Practical Demonstration

We all know very well the extraordinary advantages of using Bitcoin as a monetary system, but … what can be done to demonstrate the superiority of Bitcoin to the rest of the world? Evidently one of the Reddit users was also pondering that same question when he posted the following proposal: I’d like to demo […]

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Do We Need An Approval From The State?

The bitcoiners are divided as to the significance and a full array of possible ramifications of the official recognition of Bitcoin. On the one hand, there are those who insist that, to be widely accepted, Bitcoin should be introduced to the masses as simply being an alternative to PayPal. According to them,  “legitimacy” is synonymous to […]

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Living On Bitcoins For A Week

The Forbes reporter Kashmir Hill lived for a week using exclusively Bitcoin to pay for all her expenses. On the last night of the experiment, she invited those (bitcoiners) who wanted to join her for a dinner at the local restaurant in San Francisco. It was there that she recorded several video interviews with those attending, […]

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The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin is a documentary a trailer of which was released at the recent Bitcoin conference in San Jose, California. The title can be interpreted as a subtle response to The Rise and Fall of Bitcoin, an article published by Wired in 2011 that prematurely heralded the fall of Bitcoin. The film […]

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Amir Taaki: “Nothing Will Slow Bitcoin’s Adoption Now”

While waiting for new reports to arrive from Bitcoin Conference 2013 in California, today we give floor to Amir Taaki, Bitcoin activist and the organizer of the unSYSTEM Conference.  This is another Bitcoin Conference, will be held in Vienna  between 1-3 of November this year, which by all acounts should be very different from the […]

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