| Press, Project

A few weeks ago I was released from Lewisburg FPC. I want to thank the hundreds of people who wrote, sent books, money, magazines, and their support. There are no words to describe my appreciation and affection to all of you. Thank you so much. Currently I’m home in southern Pennsylvania where Courtney and I have… Read more »

| Project

Click here to watch the film now!    The Tribeca Film Festival has selected the highly anticipated Bitcoin documentary The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin for the upcoming edition of the festival next month. This landmark documentary introduces us to a dozen Bitcoin early adopters as well as the core team of developers, consultants, evangelists… Read more »

| Travel

The first Latin American Bitcoin conference was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 7-8, 2013. The Bitcoin bromance crew (L to R)  Ira Miller, Erik Vorhees, *Complete* Seeing friends and colleagues and meeting new faces in the Bitcoin community. With Tony Gallippi. The Startups & Entrepreneurs panel moderated by Joel Bowman also featured Bitcoin entrepreneur and former BitInstant Marketing… Read more »

| Press

London Loves Business’ Shruti Tripathi geeks out about Bitcoin with Charlie Shrem. “Bitcoin will find its place in the world. It’s great for remittance, donation or helping small countries in Africa in moving money between them, and supporting trade and people who live in these locations. We want people to have better access to money… Read more »

| Press

The New York Observer’s Jessica Roy profiles of EVR, the first gastro-pub/bar to accept Bitcoins in NYC and BitInstant, the Bitcoin startup that makes it easy for people to use the crypto-currency. “I went to Sand Hill Road in Silicon Valley, and every investor knows what bitcoin is and they’re all trying to invest,” Mr…. Read more »

| Press

CNN Money’s Emily Jane Fox profile EVR, the first NYC Bar to accept Bitcoins. “When we opened a few months ago, I said that we needed to be the first New York bar to accept Bitcoins,” said Charlie Shrem, the 23-year old co-owner of the midtown Manhattan bar. “We’re putting up stickers and banners to make sure… Read more »

| Press

TechCruch’s Colleen Taylor interviews Cameron Winklevoss after he revealed that Winklevoss Capital led a recent seed funding round for BitInstant. “One of the most exciting things about people who are into Bitcoin is that they’re a really passionate community, and Charlie is a passionate entrepreneur. He would be in that category of someone who lives,… Read more »

| Press

My first start-up was Daily Checkout, a website that offered one stellar deal each day to online shoppers. One of the unique aspect of the simple, straight-to-the-point site were the humorous videos which featured the daily deals. Daily Checkout ceased operation in 2009 as I shifted my efforts to the initial development stage of Bitcoin…. Read more »

| Causes, Press

EXCERPT: Yeshivah of Flatbush High School students knew they wanted to get involved after noticing an ad with the Yankees to fight Lou Gehrig’s Disease, in the Ave J Duane Reade. Linda Mandelbaum, the secretary of the YOF college guidance department, suffers from this terrible disease. Read more