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Paybill.io is on a fast track to expand globally, allowing quick, easy, and anonymous bill payments for people working abroad.
Filipino healthcare entrepreneur Joe Maristela injects funds into Satoshi Citadel Industries, and says this marks the start of many startup investments.
Blossom, a micro-financing service from San Francisco just landed in Jakarta. Based on Bitcoin and islamic banking, it targets a global muslim audience.
The acquisition helps Satoshi Citadel Industries’ bid to become a Bitcoin ecosystem.
Bitspark has raised a new six-figure USD funding round and secured a new partnership that allows it to offer 100% multisignature deposits for increased security...
Want to raise money online without jumping through regulatory hoops and paying banking fees? This Chinese startup wants to make it easy with bitcoin.
Rakuten inches closer and closer to accepting Bitcoin in Japan.
Bitcoin enthusiasts in China exchanged a total of RMB 10 million (US$1.6 million) in Chinese New Year gifts using the cryptocurrency.
A Chinese cryptocurrency exchange says that 7,170 bitcoins have been stolen by hackers. The current value is about US$1.75 million.
MyCoin reportedly ran a pyramid scheme wherein as many as 3,000 local investors signed up for the promise of a HK$1M return on HK$400K bitcoin mining contracts.
Palarin of Draper’s Boost VC in Silicon Valley launches today, enabling users to remit money to the Philippines from overseas using Bitcoin.
Indonesian crypto-currency startups have a new contender in the form of BitX, a Singapore-based Bitcoin firm focusing on emerging markets in Southeast Asia.
A former investment banker, he developed a strong network in the banking space and financial industry, which he used to his advantage when building the exchange...
The Bitcoin remittance arm of Philippine startup Satoshi Citadel Industries launches a bills payment service targeting overseas Filipino workers.
The Tokyo-based Bitcoin exchange will use the latest investment for marketing, hiring, and overseas expansion.
California-based Bitwage launches a Bitcoin-powered payroll service that allows American companies to pay workers outside the US in their local currencies.
The startup promises a new "next-generation distributed blockchain technology" that addresses concerns governments and organizations have about cryptocurrency.
Overseas Filipinos may now send money to their loved ones in the Philippines via Bitcoin for free. Transactions in large volumes will be required to comply with...
US-based startup BlockCypher announced today that it has raised a seed round of more than $3.1 million, which the company plans to use to bolster its efforts to...
When it comes to Bitcoin, I’ve always been an outsider looking in. Living in China, government crackdowns have made the cryptocurrency largely inaccessible, so ...
Withdrawal through 450 ATMs nationwide - without the use of an ATM card - is now an option for Coins.ph users. Here’s how it works.
One Bitcoin remittance service, Rebit.ph, shares it has booked a spike in value of transactions since October.
Quoine, a pan-Asian bitcoin exchange, announced it closed a US$2 million angel round of funding from a number of investors and private funds.
For those of you who’ve been living on the moon, bitcoin is an unregulated digital currency that provides a way for folks to transfer money to each other over t...