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A buzzy bitcoin startup led by Blythe Masters is reportedly struggling to raise funding

A buzzy bitcoin startup led by Blythe Masters is reportedly struggling to raise funding

theirry ehrmann/Flickr (CC) Digital Asset Holdings, a buzzy bitcoin startup headed up by the legendary Blythe Masters is struggling to raise funding, according to a report in The New York Times . Masters rose to fame at JP Morgan, where she pioneered the credit default swap in the nineties. She turned heads in March 2015 when news broke that she was joining Digital Asset Holdings, a startup focusing on the blockchain. The blockchain is the technology underpinning bitcoin, the dgital currency. It's a decentralised ledger of all transactions on the network, and can be used to transfer value very quickly and cheaply. While bitcoin is struggling to get any mainstream appeal, buzz is continuing to grow around the blockchain — which financial institutions view as a way to streamline their businesses. Blockchain is "no longer a choice," Visa recently declared . Digital Asset Hold...

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