How 23-year-old Charlie Shrem became a millionaire through Bitcoin

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...

It’s All About the Bitcoin, Baby

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...

The New York bar that takes Bitcoins

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...

Bitcoin Foundation Launches To Drive Bitcoin’s Advancement

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...

Daily Checkout Review @ Deal of The Day Review

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...

YOF Tournament Raises Thousands for ALS

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...