09 May '13, 12pm

Early-stage #investor @FredWilson just made a huge bet on #Bitcoin (via @BusinessInsider) #Coinbase

Early-stage #investor @FredWilson just made a huge bet on #Bitcoin (via @BusinessInsider) #Coinbase

just led his first startup deal in nearly two years. Wilson led a $5 million round in Coinbase, a startup for buying, selling, and accepting Bitcoins. Bitcoins are a form of decentralized, digital currency. This year, Bitcoin's value has reached new heights. Today, Bitcoin is trading around $111. At its peak , it reached $266. In January, it was trading at $15. "We believe that Bitcoin represents something fundamental and powerful, an open and distributed Internet peer to peer protocol for transferring purchasing power," Wilson wrote on the USV blog . Wilson went on a hiatus because of his commitments to other startups, he writes on his blog . Since USV formed in the fall of 2004, Wilson has made 20 investments (now 21) but only six of those startups have made an exit. Some of the companies in Wilson's portfolio include Twitter, Zynga , and Kickstarter . "Two things have h...

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blogs.wsj.com 07 May '13, 9pm

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