31 Oct '13, 11pm

Taking bitcoin to a whole new level: Jeremy Allaire reveals all about Circle

Taking bitcoin to a whole new level: Jeremy Allaire reveals all about Circle

Jeremy Allaire is already pretty well known in the tech world, having played an integral part in the creation of ColdFusion, the Macromedia MX (Flash) platform, and online video platform Brightcove. However, he just stepped even further into the limelight. Allaire is now heading up a new company called Circle , which aims to take the bitcoin market by storm. It’s made a mighty good start, too, having secured $9m in Series A funding – the largest amount ever raised by a bitcoin company. CoinDesk spoke to Allaire to find out what Circle is all about, where the name came from and just what, exactly, he plans to do with all that cash. CD: Tell us how Circle came about JA: Last year I took my company Brightcove public and in January this year I stepped from the CEO role into the chairman role, which gave me a bit more time to look for something new. I had been tracking digital ...

Full article: http://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-jeremy-allaire-circle/

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