Bitcoin Startups Can Now Try A Different Form of Venture Capital

Bitcoin Startups Can Now Try A Different Form of Venture Capital

Venture capital is often seen as a milestone for startups and entrepreneurs in any industry. Bitcoin companies welcome VC funds as well, although Indie.vc is displaying an attractive alternative. The Downside of Venture Capital Funding. Getting a venture capitalist on board is a big deal for any startup, as they bring much-needed funding to the table.....


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