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Bitcoin platform company Gem Raises $2 Million in Funding

Bitcoin platform company Gem Raises $2 Million in Funding

Recently-launched bitcoin services company Gem hasn’t been around terribly long, and they are already doing some pretty impressive things. The Venice, California-based company announced on Wednesday that they have closed a $2 million seed round of funding. That money, the company says, will help faster grow Gem’s recently-launched full-stack API. That…

eBay going into Bitcoin with Braintree unit

eBay going into Bitcoin with Braintree unit

eBay Inc. is finally going to start experimenting with Bitcoin. On Monday, eBay announced that Braintree, the company’s payment processor subsidiary, would begin accepting the virtual currency in the “coming months.” According to Braintree CEO Bill Ready, who was speaking at San Francisco’s TechCrunch Disrupt conference, the company has partnered…

BitFury Capital Invests in Bitcoin Security Specialist BitGo

BitFury Capital Invests in Bitcoin Security Specialist BitGo

BitFury Capital, the investment arm of bitcoin mining infrastructure provider BitFury, has announced an undisclosed investment in BitGo. The news marks the venture capital firm’s second investment in recent weeks, following confirmation that it had invested in an anonymous bitcoin wallet provider. Speaking to CoinDesk, BitGo CEO Will O’Brien elaborated on the significance of the…