28 Jul '15, 5pm

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Payment processor Stripe has raised new funding from Visa, American Express, Sequoia Capital and other investors, valuing the company at $5 billion, The New York Times reports . The new funding comes six months after a previous funding round of $70 million, at a $3.5 billion valuation. Stripe didn’t disclose the amount of new funding, and said only that it was “less than $100 million.” American Express and Sequoia Capital were existing investors in Stripe, but Visa and venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers are new investors, The Wall Street Journal reports . The most interesting aspect of the deal is the acquisition of Visa, one of the world’s largest credit card companies, as an investor and a partner. Stripe and Visa announced a partnership to improve digital transactions, and expect to collaborate on initiatives such as payments security, as well as soft...

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ibtimes.co.uk 28 Jul '15, 2pm

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betanews.com 29 Jul '15, 2pm

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reddit.com 30 Jul '15, 4pm

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cryptocoinsnews.com 30 Jul '15, 1pm

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$800 million to be invested in bitcoin this year

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treasuryinsider.com 28 Jul '15, 7am

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New Service Finds Optimum Bitcoin Transaction Fee

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coindesk.com 28 Jul '15, 11am

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cointelegraph.com 28 Jul '15, 9am

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson has become the second U.S. presidential candidate accepting bitcoin for his “Fair Debat...

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cointelegraph.com 30 Jul '15, 6pm

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