A bitcoin remittance service, Abra attracted more than $14 million from Arbor Ventures, RRE Ventures and First Round Capital.
Roger Ver, Bruce Fenton and other bitcoin figures invested $1.6 million into ShapeShift exchange. Recently ShapeShift integrated new digital currency, Ether, and increased exchange limits.
Four bitcoin companies (BitPay, Coinbase, Circle and Xapo) should create a bitcoin association. So says Sonny Singh, Chief Commercial Officer at BitPay.
BitPesa, a Kenya-based bitcoin remittance service, has launched a new BitPesa Trade platform, enabling traders to buy and sell bitcoins 24 hours 7 days a week.
Australian bitcoin mining company Bitcoin Group announced the issue of 100 million new shares which it will trade on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). The beginning of trades is scheduled for November 11.
Paymium, a leading European bitcoin-euro exchange service, announced that it closed a seed round of €1 million funded by Newfund, Galitt, Kima Ventures and a number of undisclosed business angels.
BitFury announced a new bitcoin mining chip, raising energy efficiency threefold. Meanwhile, a new bitcoin miner designed by Bitmain is, according to the company, two times more energy efficient compared to the previous one.