Boost VC Offers a Bitcoin Boost to Startups

Boost VC Offers a Bitcoin Boost to Startups

Bitcoin startup accelerator Boost VC has recently announced its new fund. Entitled "Boost Bitcoin Fund 2," the organization will award 300 BTC to every company in its upcoming "Tribe 5" batch that completes its upcoming incubator program. Boost VC states on its website: "Boost VC is the Bitcoin accelerator. We invest in 20-30 companies twice a year for three months. We provide housing and office space for each company located in the heart of Silicon Valley. We put talent, passion and drive alongside season entrepreneurs and investors to build world changing companies." The fund is a....


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