15 Nov '13, 8pm

Bitcoin Startups Get Their Own Silicon Valley Accelerator

Bitcoin Startups Get Their Own Silicon Valley Accelerator

Bitcoin may be more popular -- and pricey -- than ever before, but its entrepreneurial ecosystem is still a work in progress. Now Plug and Play Tech Center, which has three locations in Silicon Valley and which was a seed investor in PayPal, has announced the opening of an accelerator program exclusively for Bitcoin-related startups. The program, which is set to induct its first class of 10 startups in January 2014, will last for three months, with the option of extending a startup's stay to six months if it needs the extra time. The accelerator will be located in Sunnyvale, Calif., where Plug and Play Tech Center has its headquarters. Each participating startup will receive a $25,000 seed investment in exchange for a 5 percent equity stake, Saeed Amidi, the founder and chief executive of Plug and Play Tech Center, tells Entrepreneur.com. "In special cases, we can go up to...

Full article: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229960

Tweets

Bitcoin Companies and Entrepreneurs Can't Get Bank Accounts

Bitcoin Companies and Entrepreneurs Can't Get B...

forbes.com 15 Nov '13, 8pm

Bitcoin – invented in 2009 by a mysterious programmer – is a replacement for state-backed currency, “mined” from the Inter...

THERE IT IS. Bitcoin $500 for the first time.

businessinsider.com 17 Nov '13, 6pm

Alternative Dispute Resolution Alternative Medicine Animation Apparel & Fashion Architecture & Planning Arts and Crafts Au...

Three great TLDs for startups

name.com 14 Nov '13, 11pm

hit the streets (the first batches of New TLDs are still a few months away from general availability), there are already s...

Bitcoin makes a pitch for "safe and sane" regulation

Bitcoin makes a pitch for "safe and sane" regul...

usatoday.com 18 Nov '13, 1am

Gabriel Scheare uses the world's first bitcoin ATM on Oct. 29 Waves Coffee House in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Photo: D...

The Silicon Age: the Future of the Cleanweb

The Silicon Age: the Future of the Cleanweb

triplepundit.com 15 Nov '13, 9am

As TriplePundit learned at the Clean Tech Future Conference II in San Francisco, the CleanWeb Initiative is busy preaching...

100% Recyclable Shoes are World’s First “Landfill-Free” Sneakers

100% Recyclable Shoes are World’s First “Landfi...

ecopreneurist.com 14 Nov '13, 5pm

“ReKixx are casual comfortable lifestyle sneakers, in strong colors with clever designs for all types, ages, and genders. ...

[Off-Topic] Tech Startups, superlotação de B2C....

akitaonrails.com 14 Nov '13, 4pm

Vou repetir uma coisa que twitei recentemente: "empreendedor" não é uma carreira e não é sequer uma profissão. É um estado...

[Off-Topic] Tech Startups, superlotação de B2C....

akitaonrails.com 14 Nov '13, 4pm

Vou repetir uma coisa que twitei recentemente: "empreendedor" não é uma carreira e não é sequer uma profissão. É um estado...

Silicon Valley acogerá la primera aceleradora d...

ticbeat.com 18 Nov '13, 11am

El cambio del bitcoin , la moneda virtual más popular que nunca hayamos conocido, se sitúa ahora mismo alrededor de los 42...

Silicon Valley dives in to support sustainable seafood

Silicon Valley dives in to support sustainable ...

greenbiz.com 18 Nov '13, 2pm

Traditionally, the seafood industry has not benefited either end of its supply chain. While overfishing has depleted fish ...

BitCoin Rises Over $500

BitCoin Rises Over $500

zerohedge.com 17 Nov '13, 6pm

One day before the Senate's digital currency hearing titled "Beyond Silk Road: Potential Risks, Threats, and Promises of V...

Bitcoin passes $500 mark for the first time: Creative Commons image by BTC Keychain Bitcoin is soaring. The cr...

Bitcoin passes $500 mark for the first time: Cr...

mining.com 17 Nov '13, 9pm

Creative Commons image by BTC Keychain Bitcoin is soaring. The crypto-currency hit the $500 mark for the first time on Sun...

Bitcoin Mining Chips, a High-Tech Arms Race

Bitcoin Mining Chips, a High-Tech Arms Race

businessweek.com 15 Nov '13, 4am

The easiest way to get a Bitcoin is to buy one. You can join drug dealers, speculators, and the curious by hopping onto an...