The Digital Currency Council (DCC) announced it will join 500 Startups following an investment from the prestigious accelerator and Bitcoin Opportunity Corp.
Funded by PayPal and Google alumni, the programme will see all DCC team members living in the same house for four months and attempting to complete a series of rigorous business exercises.
In an interview with Upstart's Michael del Castillo, founder and CEO David Berger said he hoped the programme would help turn the DCC from a certification and education startup into a cutting edge technology company.
The CEO told CoinDesk:
"The DCC is professionalising the Bitcoin ecosystem – establishing high standards and helping its members achieve those standards. The organisation is having a significant and positive impact on the careers of its members. We're excited to invest in the DCC and I am personally proud to be a member," said Barry Silbert, CEO of Digital Currency Group (DCG)
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