Browsing the "Y Combinator" Tag

Pantera Capital Backs Blockchain Security Startup’s $5.5 Million Round

| Wolfie Zhao

Smart contract security startup Synthetic Minds has raised $5.5 million from investors including Pantera Capital.

Y Combinator’s New China Chief Is Bullish on Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

Lu Qi, the head of Y Combinator's new China division, believes blockchain has great potential for entrepreneurship in the long run.

Y Combinator President Calls ICOs A ‘Bubble’ – But His Firm Might Use Blockchain

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Y Combinator, Silicon Valley-based startup accelerator, is looking at blockchain in order to boost access to startups for investors.


Bitcoin Marketplace Buttercoin Folds Despite $2.1 Million Investment

| Grace Caffyn

US bitcoin marketplace Buttercoin is shutting its doors, despite launching just four months ago with at least $1.3m in investor backing.

New Exchange SFOX Aims to Find Traders the Best Bitcoin Price

| Daniel Cawrey

SFOX aims to provide traders with the best bitcoin prices, like E-Trade and Scottrade do with stocks and options.

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Bitcoin ATM Startup BitAccess Joins Y Combinator’s Trailblazing Incubator

| Pete Rizzo

The move marks the first investment in BitAccess as the Canadian startup seeks to move to the next level.

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Centralway Ventures invests $250k in bitcoin startup Buttercoin

| Emily Spaven

Company builder Centralway is investing $250,000 in bitcoin startup Buttercoin via its new early-stage investment arm Centralway Ventures.


Coinbase enables users to buy, sell and send bitcoins via text message

| Emily Spaven

Coinbase has created an SMS interface, which enables users to send and receive bitcoins via text message.

Bitcoin and Soylent meal replacement: new currency meets new nutrition

| Emily Spaven

Bitcoiners can now use their digital currency to buy the food substitute Soylent.