Richard Boase

Richard Boase is a freelance writer and PR consultant who got his degree in Multimedia in Brighton before studying for an MA in Journalism at the University of Kingston. He has a keen interest in social media and publicity, worked as a creative director for a marketing and publicity company in Tokyo and as a commercial editor and film-maker in Paris. His interest in bitcoin began in June 2012 and he has written for Cybersalon, the Independent and Press Gazette amongst others.

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How Swarm Plans to Become the Facebook of Crowdfunding

| Richard Boase

The world's first decentralized crowdfunding platform should provide a simple way to create cryptographic shares in new companies.

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The Economics of Trust: Bob Geldof, Aid and Remittance

| Richard Boase

Bob Geldof has claimed bitcoin 'won't work', here's why he's wrong.

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Blockchain.info Sponsors British Woman In Solo Row Across Pacific

| Richard Boase

In June 2014, Elsa Hammond will attempt to row across the Pacific Ocean, sponsored by a Bitcoin company.

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The Australian Bitcoin Association Opens its Doors

| Richard Boase

The Australian Bitcoin Association is officially accepting members, having completed the process of becoming a fully-fledged legal entity.

10 Bitcoin Startups to Benefit from Crowdfunding Initiative

| Richard Boase

Simon Dixon and Max Keiser are joining forces to help launch 10 non-competing bitcoin startups on crowdfunding platform BankToTheFuture.com.

Is Europe’s Second Largest Bitcoin Exchange BTC-e Having Banking Issues?

| Richard Boase

Concerned voices are being raised about BTC-e which handles as much as 30,000 BTC in trade volume daily.

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UK Bitcoin-Buying Service Bittylicious Adds Feathercoin

| Richard Boase

Bittylicious, a UK platform that supplies buyers with bitcoins at a premium price, will sell feathercoins in December.

BitPesa Uses Bitcoin to Slash Kenyan Remittance Costs

| Richard Boase

A new Kenyan company plans to use bitcoin, targeting the country's $1.17bn annual remittance market.

Bitstamp Shows Higher Bitcoin Price Than Mt. Gox

| Richard Boase

The price of bitcoin on Bitstamp has increased to above the level listed on Mt. Gox.

Will Cryptoauction Become the ‘New eBay of Bitcoin’?

| Richard Boase

Aiming to be the new eBay of the bitcoin world, Cryptoauction launches at the end of the month.