CoinDesk

  • CoinDesk Gets Acquired By Digital Currency Group

    CoinDesk Gets Acquired By Digital Currency Group

    CoinDesk, one of the leading bitcoin news sites, has been acquired by Digital Currency Group according to a post on the company’s site. A source close to CoinDesk tells TechCrunch the price of the deal was around $500-600k. The bitcoin news site, which launched in 2013, had raised around $2 million in undisclosed funding from investors and according to our source had been trying to sell… Read More

  • The Bitcoin Rally Is Real

    The Bitcoin Rally Is Real

    Strap in, friends, bitcoin is back. After spending most of the year in something approaching the doldrums, the cryptocurrency is enjoying a strong price rally, pushing it to its highest value of 2015. Of course, trading for around $320 per coin is still a mere fraction of its former heights. But at the same time, if you picked up some bitcoin when it dipped below $200 earlier this year, the… Read More

  • Bitcoin’s Q1: Record VC Investment, Falling Prices, And Slow Consumer Adoption

    Bitcoin’s Q1: Record VC Investment, Falling Prices, And Slow Consumer Adoption

    The bitcoin-watching news service CoinDesk recently released its first quarter look into the cryptocurrency’s performance during the opening months of 2015. Mostly the data is net positive, showing an increase in total wallets, and investment. However, there are a number of included data points that demonstrate slowing growth in key bitcoin, and bitcoin-related areas. The collected… Read More

  • The Future Of Bitcoin Will Depend On Upcoming Startups, Regulatory Issues And China

    The Future Of Bitcoin Will Depend On Upcoming Startups, Regulatory Issues And China

    Today at Disrupt Europe in Berlin, a few major Bitcoin actors in the European Bitcoin community took the stage to share their thoughts about the future of Bitcoin. Michael Jackson (Mangrove Capital Partners), Shakil Khan (CoinDesk) and Nejc Kodric (Bitstamp) are all bullish and have great hopes for the digital currency. Yet, a recurring thought was that the community is still very early in… Read More