Washington, DC-based non-profit research and advocacy group Coin Center has raised $1m from old and new supporters.
Digital Federal Credit Union has joined the Chamber of Digital Commerce, the Washington, DC-based blockchain trade organization.
Blockchain interest and awareness are increasing on Capitol Hill, spurred by a series of recent high-profile events.
A group of technology advisors to US President Barack Obama heard from representatives from the bitcoin and blockchain industry earlier this month.
More than 15 members of Congress met with representatives of the blockchain technology industry this week in Washington, DC.
Tech giant Microsoft and military-focused banking and insurance firm USAA are among the newest members of the Chamber of Digital Commerce.
Bitcoin and blockchain technology were heralded as innovations by members of the US government at a conference this week.
Organisation leader Perianne Boring laid out her vision for the new lobbying group at NABC Chicago today.
Government relations firm Peck Madigan Jones now lobbies on bitcoin, but are they pushing for or against the cryptocurrency?