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Coinbase Nets $25 Million in Largest Ever Bitcoin Fundraise
Finance

Coinbase Nets $25 Million in Largest Ever Bitcoin Fundraise

The largest Bitcoin service in the U.S. just got a major push to expand its business.
Brian Patrick Eha
Square Releases a Better, Thinner Mobile Credit-Card Reader
Finance

Square Releases a Better, Thinner Mobile Credit-Card Reader

The new reader is compatible with more devices and is available to new users for free.
Benjamin Kabin
Sofia Vergara's Fiancé Nick Loeb Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign for Condiments Company
Starting a Business

Sofia Vergara's Fiancé Nick Loeb Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign for Condiments Company

Nick Loeb is working to spread the word on crunchy condiments, with the help of his fiancé, Modern Family star Sofia Vergara.
Kate Taylor
How to Fund a Startup When Your Bank Account Has Seen Headier Days
Finance

How to Fund a Startup When Your Bank Account Has Seen Headier Days

Don't let a little thing like a lack of funds hold your startup ambitions back.
Erica Bell and Katie Finnegan
Spotify to Musicians: Don't Hate On Us
Technology

Spotify to Musicians: Don't Hate On Us

The streaming music service is determined to convince artists, both big and small, that streaming can be a real money maker.
Benjamin Kabin
How Did 'Bitcoin Jesus' Become a Virtual Currency Millionaire?
Finance

How Did 'Bitcoin Jesus' Become a Virtual Currency Millionaire?

Roger Ver began investing in bitcoins in 2011. Now, his investments are paying off.
Ansuya Harjani
Black Friday: A Chance for Bitcoin to Get Some Mainstream Love
Finance

Black Friday: A Chance for Bitcoin to Get Some Mainstream Love

With the value of Bitcoin at record highs, and the holiday season upon us, there's no better time for the cryptocurrency to prove its mainstream usefulness.
Brian Patrick Eha
The Case for an Early Buyout
Finance

The Case for an Early Buyout

Being acquired by a bigger company early in your venture's life cycle can be a sweet deal in its own right.
Bitcoin Breaks $1,000 for First Time Ever
Finance

Bitcoin Breaks $1,000 for First Time Ever

The virtual currency rose above $1,000 on Wednesday for the first time ever, marking a rise of over 7,600 percent so far this year.
Uber Incentivizes Drivers to Join by Offering Car Discounts
Growth Strategies

Uber Incentivizes Drivers to Join by Offering Car Discounts

On-demand car service Uber has teamed up with GM and Toyota to provide drivers discounts on car purchases and friendlier financial terms.
Andrea Huspeni
5 Signs Your Product is Perfect for Kickstarter
Starting a Business

5 Signs Your Product is Perfect for Kickstarter

Not every great product ideas is meant for Kickstarter. Here are five qualities a stellar crowdfunding product should have.
Stephen Key
Another Score for Bitcoin: You Can Now Use It to Pay for College
Finance

Another Score for Bitcoin: You Can Now Use It to Pay for College

University of Nicosia in Cyprus announced today that it will accept the digital-only currency as legal tender for tuition and fees.
Catherine Clifford
This Subway Franchise Owner Accepts Bitcoins
Finance

This Subway Franchise Owner Accepts Bitcoins

The owner of a Subway shop in Allentown, Pa., is now accepting the virtual currency as payment for sandwiches.
3 Big Misconceptions About Bitcoin
Finance

3 Big Misconceptions About Bitcoin

Bitcoin is everywhere these days, and so is the confusion. Here are three myths about the virtual currency you need to stop believing now.
Brian Patrick Eha