Bitreserve Seeks to Raise $10 Million in Crowdfunding Campaign

Bitreserve Seeks to Raise $10 Million in Crowdfunding Campaign

Bitreserve is seeking to raise $10m in capital through a new crowdfunding initiative. The bitcoin storage platform, started by CNET founder Halsey Minor, has raised $7m so far, with 51 days to go on its funding campaign. Minor said the decision to raise a financing through crowdfunding was a "supplement" to other fundraising efforts. He also said it is an attempt to address the limited investment opportunities available to the general public for technology companies like his. Minor told CoinDesk: "People should have a right to invest in innovation ... there are so many things that are just....


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