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French Bitcoiner, Journalist at CryptoCoinsNews, CEO at Coinizy. You can follow me on Twitter , and get the finest memes and infographics about Bitcoin , for the lulz !

Paymium Teams Up With Payment Terminal World Leader Ingenico‏

Paymium announced today a partnership with Ingenico, the world leader in the payment terminal industry. This new move from the Bitcoin startup is likely to be a huge step towards bitcoin adoption among merchants. Merchants: A World To Conquer Also read: BitPay Plans to Have “One Million Merchants Taking Bitcoin by the End of 2016″ The partnership between the Bitcoin payment processor Paymium and...

Bitcoin API Startup BlockCypher Raises $3.1M from Nas and More

BlockCypher, a startup that provides a complete set of services for bitcoin developers, just closed a $3.1M seed round conducted by VC firms Boost VC, 500 Startups, Crypto Currency Partners and New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Individuals such as the former hip-hop artist NAS, Jesse Draper and Shawn Byers also participated in this round. Also read: Nas to Give Bitcoin to Top 100 Fans BlockCypher:...

Bitcoin Ponzi CryptoDouble Disappears With At Least 2233 Bitcoins

Bitcoin scams are back. CryptoDouble, a website founded on the promise of doubling its users' deposits within 100 hours, ceased all its operations. At least 2233 BTC (about $500,000) have been cashed out on BTC-E, leaving thousands of customers out of pocket. The service gained a significant popularity on Bitcointalk, where customers first testified about the service and its supposed...

Bitcoin Vault Elliptic Receives 'Big Four' Financial Accreditation

Safe. This is the conclusion drawn by KPMG, who gave a precious ISAE 3402 accreditation to the bitcoin cold storage firm Elliptic. The company secures its customers' bitcoin through the combined use of strong encryption procedures and secure physical locations disseminated all over the world. Also read: Elliptic Vault In The United Kingdom Is Offering Fiat Denominated Bitcoin Insurance A Major...

Spanish Startup Bit2Me 'converts' 10,000 ATMs to Bitcoin

Following the tour de force made by an Ukranian startup that converted thousands of regular ATM into Bitcoin ATMs, a Spanish startup used the same procedure to convert 10,000 ATM across Spain. Smart-Thinking One wise entrepreneur once said: "Why should we reinvent the wheel?" This consideration is fully integrated in Bit2Me's culture, so that they didn't spend a lot of money to build Bitcoin ATMs...

Delta Financial To Enter The Bitcoin Startup Graveyard

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Bitcoin investment company Delta Financial, which was offering financial services such as interest accounts and trading products, announced today the termination of its operations. This announcement comes a few days only after the closure of another bitcoin startup, Vault of Satoshi. Also read: Vault of Satoshi Makes Cold Wallets Public Too Optimistic Goals? Designed to democratize Bitcoin...

Bitcoin Messaging App Gems Raises $400,000 from Magma Venture Partners

Gems, the social messaging app with a built-in Bitcoin wallet, announced today that it has raised $400,000 from venture capitalist Magma Venture Partners. Gems is a new social messenger service that includes Bitcoin wallet and rewards its users for the use of the messaging service, thanks to its own altcoin named GEMZ. Users can then transfer these GEMZ to other messaging users or withdraw them...

Bitcoin Exchange Paymium Introduces New Features Designed To Increase User Experience

Bitcoin is gaining momentum, as evidenced by the willingness of Google France to host a Bitcoin meetup where three startups pitched their products. Among these, Paymium announced the addition of a call function, as well as the release of a mobile wallet. Merchants, for their part, are now able to embed a payment button directly on their website. Also read: Hands on with Ledger, One of the World’s...

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