digital currency

With markets going crypto-crazy, SEC chairman weighs in

Given the crazy run cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ether and litecoin have been on in the last week, it was only a matter of time before the Securities and Exchange Commission weighed in. Well, now it

Omise to raise $19M in first cryptocurrency sale from a major VC-backed startup

The tech industry is opening its eyes to the possibilities of raising money using cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and Ethereum through ‘initial coin offerings,’ and it’s about to see

Chat app Kik takes on Facebook with developer ecosystem built on the blockchain

There’s been much talk of ICOs — initial coin offerings — amid the rising value of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies like Ethereum. Now the industry is about to see its first &#82

The evolution of the mobile payment

It’s anticipated that there will be more than 4.8 billion individuals using a mobile phone by the end of 2016. Because of this enormous growth, we can expect to see the mobile payments industry and

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

Going Digital: A New Frontier For Finance

Financial services are no longer the enigma they once were. Gaining ever-increasing accessibility, these services are on the brink of exploding. While obtaining greater access to financial services co

Mt.Gox Will Reportedly File For Liquidation Instead Of Bankruptcy

Mt.Gox has filed for liquidation in a Tokyo court instead of going forward with its plans to rebuild under bankruptcy protection, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The newspaper's sour

Circle Raises $9M Series A From Accel And General Catalyst To Make Bitcoins Mainstream

<a target="_blank" href="">Circle Internet Financial</a> has launched with $9M of Series A funding to increase mainstream adoption of digital currencies like Bitcoin by providing

Listia, A Used Goods Marketplace, Raises $9M To Attack Mobile

In addition to the free goods that can be purchased on the peer-to-peer marketplace, Listia has been working to make itself an even more compelling shopping destination with the launch of a rewards st

60+ Investors Band Together To Form BitAngels, The First Multi-City Angel Network & Incubator For Bitcoin Startups

Nobody's quite sure when (and if) Bitcoin will go mainstream, but plenty of investors and entrepreneurs have begun to place their bets. The snowball is off and rolling. <a href="https://beta.techc