Bring on Bitcoin: why Richard Branson and Bill Gates support the currency

Blockchain President Peter Smith discusses the company’s business model and the security concerns surrounding Bitcoin Blockchain Ltd., which runs the world’s most popular wallet for storing bitcoins, raised more than $30m in its first outside round of funding.
Lightspeed Venture Partners, Wicklow Capital and Richard Branson were among the investors, the London-based company said in a statement today. Blockchain, which has more than 2.3m consumer wallets, will use the funds to expand internationally and add features.

This post was published at The Telegraph on 08 Oct 2014.

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