I’m at the beach this week, so today I’m doing a roundup of the top startup and cryptocurrency news so far this month.
During Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony in front of Congress this week, a man sitting directly behind her held up a yellow legal pad with “Buy Bitcoin” written on it.
WhiteClouds is the largest full-color 3-D printing production facility in the world, and it’s wrapping up a very successful funding round on Wefunder. (As of today, it has raised more than $1 million.)
Equity crowdfunding platform Netcapital was recently featured on CNBC’s Mad Money. CEO Jason Frishman talked with Jim Cramer and did a great job representing the industry.
In another defeat for Uber, the company is withdrawing from Russia. It will merge existing rideshare operations with local tech giant Yandex.
The majority of bitcoins are “mined” in China. These mines are sophisticated operations often run on hydroelectric power. This is a rare look inside some of these operations in China’s Sichuan province.
This is a good overview of bitcoin tech for those who are new to the space.
Nick Grossman of Union Square Ventures recently spoke about how it’s important for startups to have a clear mission, purpose and strategy.
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