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Bitcoin startup CoinPlus raises over $220,000 in seed round

Posted on 18th September, 2014

Bitcoin payment-processing and currency exchange startup CoinPlus announced yesterday that it had raised €172,500 ($220,000) in its seed funding round. The Luxembourg-based company launched in early July following legal clarifications of bitcoin’s status in the country by the Commission de surveillance du secteur financier (CSSF) in February. No list of investors has been published, and […]

Regulation Roundup: Mexico, U.K., Australia, Iran, Luxembourg, Singapore and the Philippines

Posted on 14th March, 2014

As international awareness of bitcoin grows, regulators across the globe are racing to create polices for handling the virtual currency. This week, several countries hinted at coming plans for regulation of bitcoin and related cryptocurrencies. Here are the highlights of this week’s regulation news. Mexico: Banco de México issued a warning about the risks of […]