State of Bitcoin Q1 2014 Report Shows Venture Capital Soaring

State of Bitcoin Q1 2014 Report Shows Venture Capital Soaring

CoinDesk State of Bitcoin Q1 2014 from CoinDesk. Download the full report in PDF form. View more of CoinDesk's Research Reports here. Much has happened since CoinDesk released its first State of Bitcoin report earlier this year and today we are publishing an update featuring brand new data and analysis. We were blown away by the success of the first report, which, at the time of writing, had over 110,000 views on SlideShare. So thank you for taking the time to read and share it across your networks. The new report focuses on data and events in the first quarter of 2014 through to the....


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Will Bitcoin Venture Capital Investment Reach $300 Million in 2014?

In addition to the companies listed below, sales portal BitSimple has raised $600,000 in a bitcoin-only seed round. This article summarizes some of the new State of Bitcoin 2014 data and analysis on venture capital investment presented at last week's Coinsummit conference in San Francisco. Several significant venture capital investments in bitcoin startups have been announced in recent weeks, including Circle's $17m second round, Xapo's $20m first round, and OKCoin's $10m first round (Table 1). Table 1: Bitcoin Venture Capital Investments - 2014 YTD. Sources: CoinDesk, Dow Jones....

Following the Money: Trends in Bitcoin Venture Capital Investment

CoinDesk is releasing its 'State of Bitcoin 2014' report on Tuesday, which takes an in-depth look into the evolution of bitcoin and the potential hurdles it is still yet to face. This article is the first of a two-part series drawn from the report. The series looks at the trends in venture capital investment in bitcoin. It assesses how venture investment in bitcoin to date compares with other related investment sectors (eg financial technology), or previous major waves of investment (eg the Internet). It also examines the types of Bitcoin companies venture investors have focused their....

State of Bitcoin 2014 Report Analyses Emerging Trends

CoinDesk State of Bitcoin 2014 from CoinDesk. Download the full report in PDF form. View more of CoinDesk's Research Reports here. Today, CoinDesk is pleased to release its first ever 'State of Bitcoin' report. This report is not intended to be another guide answering the question 'what is bitcoin?', which we cover in detail elsewhere on our site. Instead, the main aim is to provide an overview of key cryptocurrency trends, challenges, and opportunities, while also highlighting the most important developments over the last year. Earlier this week we published two articles on trends in....

State of Bitcoin Q2 2014 Report Reveals Expanding Bitcoin Economy

State of Bitcoin Q2 2014 from CoinDesk. Download the full report in PDF form. View more of CoinDesk's Research Reports here. In April we announced that CoinDesk would be publishing State of Bitcoin updates on a quarterly basis. Given the positive response we have received since 2014's first report, we are pleased to release our latest update. This State of Bitcoin Q2 report focuses on data and events in the second quarter of 2014 through to the present day. Here are some of the highlights. 2014 Q2 report highlights. Bitcoin's price continues to be a key focus. Some people, including....

State of Bitcoin Q3 2014: Ecosystem Maturing Amid Price Pressure

State of Bitcoin Q3 2014 from CoinDesk. Download the full report in PDF form. View more of CoinDesk's Research Reports here. We are pleased to release our latest quarterly State of Bitcoin update. This article will run through some key findings from the new report, which focuses on data and events in the third quarter of 2014 up to the present day. Overall, this quarter could be characterized as a 'Tale of Two Bitcoins'. On the one hand, significant bitcoin venture investment continued and much progress was made in furthering adoption, particularly in bitcoin's use as a medium of exchange.....

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I made the decision to accept Bitcoin because I believe that it represents the free-market economic principles that make Texas a national leader in innovation and entrepreneurship.

Greg Abbott, Former Texas Attorney General, the 48th Governor of Texas