It’s All About the Bitcoin, Baby

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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 »

The New York bar that takes Bitcoins

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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 »

With $1.5M Led By Winklevoss Capital, BitInstant Aims To Be The Go-To Site To Buy And Sell Bitcoins

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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 »

Bitcoin Foundation Launches To Drive Bitcoin’s Advancement

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John Matonis, the payments, cryptography, and digital currencies contributor to Forbes explains how the Bitcoin Foundation will accelerate the global growth of bitcoin through standardization, protection, and promotion of the open source protocol. “My hope is that the Bitcoin Foundation will be the organization that focuses and unlocks all of your energy and talents towards promoting… Read more »

Daily Checkout Review @ Deal of The Day Review

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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 »

YOF Tournament Raises Thousands for ALS

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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