BitAngels interview with David Johnston -- The next bitcoin startups

BitAngels interview with David Johnston -- The next bitcoin startups

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with David Johnston, the executive director of BitAngels, which is a network of investors that was sporadically formed a couple of weeks ago during a San Jose technology conference to create the first ever angel investment network for Bitcoin startups. David hopped on Skype with me after having just flown into Mountain View, California for the week, where he was staying at an AirBnB location he dubbed the "Zen Pad". "AirBnB is part of the share economy," he stated enthusiastically. "You rent out your place to travelers and they pay you like a....


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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