Interview With Dapps Partner Sam Yilmaz: 'Investment Appetite for Crypto Shrinking - Time for VC'

Interview With Dapps Partner Sam Yilmaz: 'Investment Appetite for Crypto Shrinking - Time for VC'

Decentralized Applications Fund general partner, Sam Yilmaz, warns that the crypto sector is approaching a lean period of lower interest and investment, heightening the importance of VC capital. Speaking to CoinTelegraph ahead of his speech at the free International Virtual Crypto Summit on February 26-27, Sam Yilmaz discusses where he sees Bitcoin 2.0 heading in 2015 and the investment climate in the sector. Following 2014's record US$335 million of VC investment into Bitcoin businesses, the first two months of 2015 have seen an even higher rate, which already resulted in US$105.84....


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The decision to bring virtual currency within the scope of our regulatory framework should be viewed by those who respect and obey the basic rule of law as a positive development for this sector. It recognizes the innovation virtual currencies provide, and the benefits they might offer society.

Jennifer Shasky Calvery, the director of the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Ne