Google Ventures-Backed Bitcoin Exchange Buttercoin Is Shutting Down

Buttercoin, a bitcoin exchange startup backed by Y Combinator and Google Ventures, is closing its doors at the end of this month after failing to raise new investment.

Swiss Company-Builder Centralway Opens $50M Fund, Invests $250k In Bitcoin Whitelabel Exchange Buttercoin

Swiss company builder Centralway is opening a new seed and early stage investment arm that will invest $50 million per year into 20 to 30 startups -- including both small seed-stage investment and lar

TechCrunch’s Picks: The Top 8 Startups From Y Combinator’s Summer ’13 Demo Day

Convenience tech, developer assistance, and services for senior citizens were the big trends amongst the 45 startups that pitched on the record today at Y Combinator's Summer 2013 Demo Day. After conf

YC-Backed Buttercoin Uses Bitcoin To Attack The $500B-A-Year Remittances Economy

With Bitcoin’s promise of frictionless transactions, particularly across international borders, it’s inevitable that a team would use the math-based currency to attack the global remittanc

Y Combinator Summer 2013 Demo Day, Batch 3: Meet Senic, Buttercoin, Crowdery, Reebee And More

Third time's the charm. We're here (<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/08/20/y-combinator-summer-2013-demo-day-batch-1-meet/">yep</a>, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/08/20/y-comb