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Bitcoin Is Currency Now. Or Not. Or Yes?

Bitcoin Is Currency Now. Or Not. Or Yes?

by September 21, 2016 at 11:30 am 0 comments

Yes, I am using this meme, moving on: yesterday CoinDesk reported that New York Federal Judge Alison Nathan ruled that “bitcoins are funds within the plain meaning of that term.” In other words, bitcoin is currency. Before you celebrate (or cry), other U.S. judges this year have also ruled thatRead More

SAFE Deal Structure Gains Momentum

SAFE Deal Structure Gains Momentum

by April 8, 2016 at 10:28 am 0 comments

Back in the days of the internet boom, it was straight up equity, then it became convertible notes. Now, the SAFE deal structure is gaining momentum as the structure of choice for certain investments in fintech startups. This after Y-Combinator, the incubator, posted details on its SAFE agreements last February. SAFE, whichRead More

Facebook’s New Payment Terms Stick It to Users

Facebook’s New Payment Terms Stick It to Users

by June 27, 2012 at 10:20 am 0 comments

Facebook might have made it easier for payments on its platform on June 19, but it also stiffened the terms of service for users.