Monthly archive for August 2014

Global Payments Signs Referral Agreement with BitPay to Offer Bitcoin Payment Acceptance

Global Payments Signs Referral Agreement with BitPay to Offer Bitcoin Payment Acceptance

06 Aug 2014 / ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions, today announced that it has signed a referral agreement with BitPay, the world leader in business solutions for the bitcoin digital currency. This relationship allows Global Payments

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Calgary Startup that Helps Bitcoin Transact with Traditional Banks Raises $8.5 Million

Calgary Startup that Helps Bitcoin Transact with Traditional Banks Raises $8.5 Million

05 Aug 2014 / Beta Kit – Calgary’s Redfall Technologies Inc. (a.k.a Vogogo) has raised $8.5 million in funding for its Bitcoin risk management services. The company raised the money from Cormark Securities Inc., Salman Partners Inc., Clarus Securities Inc., Beacon Securities Limited and Canaccord Genuity Corp. Vogogo provides comprehensive risk

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BlockSign’s new electronic signatures are built on Bitcoin

BlockSign’s new electronic signatures are built on Bitcoin

05 Aug 2014 / Venture Beat – Block chain technology, the public ledger of Bitcoin, is an amazing record keeper, tracking all transactions in its string of code. What better way to create an electronic signature than with this self-tracking technology? Well, that’s what BlockSign founder Nicholas Thorne thought. The

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Argentina to be the first cashless society due to Bitcoin popularity? BMOI says yes

Argentina to be the first cashless society due to Bitcoin popularity? BMOI says yes

04 Aug 2014 / Leap Rate – A distinct dichotomy has emerged among Bitcoin proponents, one which appears to place the pioneers of what has, for the first time ever, emerged as a potential alternative to sovereign currency. This dichotomy places virtual currency proponents in two camps,

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Bitcoin Startups Are Raking in Record Amounts of VC Cash

Bitcoin Startups Are Raking in Record Amounts of VC Cash

01 Aug 2014 / Beta Beat – At first, bitcoin was just the purview of cryptography nerds and libertarian redditors. Since then, digital currencies have been used to fund everything from World Cup betting rings to congressional elections. Now that bitcoin is out in front of legislators and safer

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