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Bitcoin Investment Trust is a “Dumb Investment” Despite Profit Growth

The fine people over at Seeking Alpha posted some interesting counter arguments as to why people should not invest in Bitcoin Investment Fund. Even though they openly admit they do not like Bitcoin or digital currency, as it will ultimately fail as a currency due to inherent flaws. Calling....

BitAge Promises Up to 340% Returns from Its Bitcoin Investment Fund

Digital currency investment company BitAge Corporation has guaranteed up to 340% returns from its Bitcoin investment fund. The Panama company, which has already attracted investments worth over $1 million from around the globe, offers a number of investment plans — each catering for investors of....

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....

Bitcoin Investment Trust Now Holding Over 100,000 Bitcoins

SecondMarket and Bitcoin Investment Trust Barry Silbert released an interesting tidbit of information on Twitter on Thursday afternoon. The Bitcoin Investment Trust now holds over 100,000 bitcoins, worth over $37 million at the present exchange rate. Back in December, the Trust was valued at....

Why Bitcoin might soon make your 401k obsolete

One practice that is used by investors around the world is diversification. Diversification simply means not putting all of our eggs into one basket. Smart money managers spread the total amount of investment capital across as wide a range of investment styles and asset classes as possible.....

Charlie Shrem Speaks About His New Investment Fund

Charlie Shrem, a well-known individual in the cryptocurrency space, recently returned to the industry after a year-long hiatus. Shrem has partnered with entrepreneur Jason Granger to create Intellisys Capital LLC, and Mainstreet Investment LP. The companies will manage a securities investment....

Investment without Banking

Imagine, for a moment, you were a new member of China's growing middle class, and looking to invest your savings. You'll soon discover that without political connections, your investment opportunities are limited to a filtered selection of domestic companies; lucrative companies are listed....

OptionsClick – Trade Binary options and double your Bitcoins

Binary Options trading is one of the easiest way of making some profit. Binary options trading is a way that anyone can profit from the movement in the value of a large and dynamic range of commodities, assets, stocks and shares and even Forex. Today, using bitcoin as an investment tool is....

BitFury Capital Invests in BitGo

BitFury Group's investment arm, BitFury Capital, is at it again. The group has made what they are calling a "strategic" investment in BitGo, a bitcoin secure products provider. It's BitFury Capital's second investment in the bitcoin space, highlighting the desire to support up-and-coming service....

Will Industrial Mining Become the Next Big Bitcoin Investment Sector?

Investment interest in the bitcoin ecosystem has skyrocketed in 2014, with this year's investment figures already having surpassed 2013s totals due to major investments in merchant processor BitPay, secure wallet provider Xapo and e-commerce and online banking platform Circle, which have....

Fortress Investment Group to Launch Bitcoin Fund

New York City-based Fortress Investment Group, a publicly traded company, is reportedly planning to launch a bitcoin investment fund. It's being reported that the investment vehicle may be an unlisted Exchange Traded Fund (ETF). It appears that there might be some association between Fortress's....

GreenBank Capital Launches Two Bitcoin Investment Companies

Canada-based GreenBank Capital, a newly-formed investment company, has launched two brand new investment companies that surround the cryptocurrency bitcoin. The goal? To invest in bitcoin-related businesses and improving the cryptocurrency ecosystem. The first of the two companies is Bitcoin....

Fortress, Benchmark and Ribbit Team up with Pantera for Bitcoin Fund

Investment firms Fortress Investment Group (FIG), Benchmark Capital and Ribbit Capital have teamed up with Pantera Capital to launch a bitcoin investment fund. The new fund will be known as Pantera Bitcoin Partners LLC and, as the name implies, it will be controlled by Pantera. Fortress, Ribbit....

The Bitcoin Group Gets an Investment Fund before the Launch of Its IPO

The Bitcoin Group Limited - Australia's largest operator for mining bitcoin, has received a boost in cash via investment platform BnkToTheFuture in return for shares in the company ahead of the planned launch of the mining operator's IPO on November 11, 2015. In the weeks leading up to the....

Report ranks crypto next to gold in popularity with Russian investors

Crypto seems to be nearly as popular as gold among Russian investors. Cryptocurrency investment is one of the most popular investment tools in Russia, according to a new report.The World Gold Council, a major market development organization for the gold industry, released a report on retail gold....

GBTC: Bitcoin Investment Fund Goes Live

The Bitcoin Investment Fund (GBTC) is now live. This means that bitcoin has finally made it to traditional, international markets. From the slums of the Internet cypherpunk community and the uncertainties of volatility to the benches of international financial markets, Bitcoin has come a long....

KnCMiner Gets $14 Million Series A From Nordic Venture Capitalist Firm

KnCMiner, the well-known manufacturer of bitcoin mining equipment, has announced the closing of a $14 million USD Series A investment round let by Creandum, a Nordic venture capital firm. International technology investment bank GP Bullhound was said to have acted as the "exclusive financial....

BitFury Capital Announces Investment in GoCoin

BitFury Capital, the investment arm of BitFury Group, announced today a strategic investment in digital currency payments processor GoCoin. GoCoin allows merchants to accept bitcoin and other digital currencies, and have that converted to local currency immediately. And as one of the leaders in....

BitFury Capital Invests in Bitcoin Security Specialist BitGo

A BitFury spokesperson has confirmed that this is the second investment by BitFury Capital. BitFury Capital, the investment arm of bitcoin mining infrastructure provider BitFury, has announced an undisclosed investment in BitGo. The news marks the venture capital firm's second investment in....

Wall Street Investment Firms Can't Resist Bitcoin

Wall Street trading firms are a cautious lot, but they can't keep their eyes off of bitcoin. Big trading and investment houses don't want to miss out on possible profit opportunities as bitcoin continues to grow. More of the big proprietary trading firms are dipping their feet into bitcoin,....

Barry Silbert Reveals Bitcoin Investment Trust Holds 100,000 Bitcoins

The Bitcoin Investment Trust (BIT) now holds more than 100,000 BTC, according to Barry Silbert, CEO of SecondMarket and founder of the trust. Silbert has big plans for the Bitcoin Investment Trust, which is expected to open for public investors sometime in the fourth quarter of 2014. For the....

Charlie Shrem Joins ICO Craze With Investment Platform Intellisys

Entrepreneurs and blockchain technology advocates Charlie Shrem and Jason Granger are preparing to launch a blockchain-based private equity investment platform. Intellisys will live on the Ethereum blockchain, with a structured organizational framework focused on transparency and sound....

SecondMarket Looks to Make Bitcoin Investment Trust Open to All Investors

We didn't have to wait until Thursday, as SecondMarket CEO Barry Silbert projected to hear this news. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that SecondMarket's Bitcoin Investment Trust could be open to all investors as soon as the fourth quarter of this year. At the present, the fund is open to....