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Introducing the Exchanges: Coinbase (Part 2)

See also the first part of this series, and our previous entry on BitStamp Over the past ten months, Coinbase has become well known in the United States for being one of the easiest-to-use Bitcoin exchanges out there. Using Coinbase, anyone with a bank account in the US can quickly fill in a form to have their bank […]

Sep 3, 2013
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SatoshiDice Sold for $12.4 Million

Erik Voorhees has announced that SatoshiDice, by far the most popular gambling site in the Bitcoin community, is being sold in full for 126315 BTC, worth $12.4 million USD at the time of the announcement. Holders of S-DICE shares on MPEX are entitled to receive their share of that, 0.00126315 BTC per share since each […]

Jul 28, 2013
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Bitcoin Magazine Congratulates Coinbase on a Series A Round of Funding

On Tuesday, Coinbase announced receipt of $5M in investment funding led by Union Square Ventures with additional support from Ribbit Capital, SV Angel, and Funders Club.  Coinbase’s Series A funding followed a September 2012 seed fund of $600,000 which provided the company tools to move forward.  Coinbase was founded by Brian Armstrong (former Engineer at […]

May 9, 2013
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$13 to $26: Exploring The Bitcoin Rally

Over the past month or so, we have seen Bitcoin’s price leave the comfortable range of $10 to $14 that they had been at for nearly four months and embark on a steady course upward that has almost precisely doubled its value since then. The long road up first started on January 6 when, several […]

Feb 14, 2013