31 Oct '13, 7pm

The Biggest Bitcoin Investment So Far: Circle Raises $9 Million

The Wall Street Journal proclaimed the hibernation of Bitcoin venture capital a bit prematurely last week. Boston-based Circle Internet Financial Inc. came out of stealth mode Thursday announcing it has raised $9 million from Jim Breyer , Accel Partners and General Catalyst Partners. Founded by Jeremy Allaire, 42, who built and took video platform Brightcove Brightcove public, Circle plans to offer payment acceptance tools for merchants and a place for consumers to buy, sell, receive, and store Bitcoins, setting it up to compete with BitPay and Coinbase. The service is accepting sign-ups for when it launches in beta at circle.com . I asked Allaire how much state-backed currency it took to purchase that url. “It was expensive,” he replied by phone from Dublin, where the company will have its international headquarters. “Getting the domain was a difficult process. A week aft...

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