10 May '13, 11am

The Bitcoin Buzz and How Young Entrepreneurs are Cashing in

The Bitcoin Buzz and How Young Entrepreneurs are Cashing in

Bitcoin may be a virtual currency, but the buzz it’s getting on the street is very real. You can’t open a website or newspaper these days without reading about Bitcoin, the digital currency that was invented in 2009 by a mystery person who goes by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto. The latest news is Fred Wilson’s Union Square Ventures just agreed to help fund a $5 million round of investment into Bitcoin wallet Coinbase . Similarly, early-stage investment firm Draper Associates backed Bitcoin startup CoinLab with $500,000, and the San Francisco-based accelerator Y Combinator, which helped incubate Coinbase, took a stake in that company. Then, investors like the Winklevoss twins, who famously claimed to have come up with the idea for Facebook before Mark Zuckerberg, have also reportedly poured $11 million into purchasing Bitcoins. So what’s all the fuss about? The currency — wh...

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