15 May '13, 9am

Bitcoin startups get £230,000 real money investment

Bitcoin startups get £230,000 real money investment

If first generation companies were focused on the infrastructure aspects of the crypto-currency (generating or mining actual Bitcoin currency and providing an exchange for it), the next wave will be about making the math-based money simple for non-hackers to use, says Boost VC founder Adam Draper. "We are especially interested in startups that make it easier to actually spend Bitcoin currency," Draper says. "Security is another big opportunity. If Bitcoin is to succeed as a global currency and really start being used for transactions, everyone needs to trust it."

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