Startup accelerator and mentorship program Boost VC will feature only bitcoin companies in its next program, starting early 2015.
Vaurum has officially rebranded its institutional bitcoin exchange as Mirror as it prepares to launch in new markets.
Long-serving former SEC chairman Arthur Levitt has taken advisory roles at US bitcoin firms BitPay and Vaurum.
Tim Draper, the winning bidder in last Friday's Silk Road auction, held a press conference today.
Investors in the company, which offers financial institutions a way to trade bitcoins, include Tim Draper and Steve Case.
Hosting a bitcoin hackathon is a way for Boost VC to encourage new business ideas within the cryptocurrency industry.
The new virtual currency exchange has raised $3.25m, bringing its total funding to-date to $5.5m.