Bitcoin Millionaires Become Investing Angels

Early investors in Bitcoin got rich. Now they are the cryptocurrency’s most powerful gatekeepers. Every time you spend bitcoins to buy a drink at Evr, a swanky bar in midtown Manhattan that accepts the digital currency, you make its co-owner, Charlie Shrem, a little bit richer. And that’s not only because a chamomile sour costs…

10 Really Stupid Mistakes Your Startup Is Making

Stop wearing fedoras to your VC pitch meetings, startup founders. When investor money and tech blog mentions rain down, startups can make silly mistakes, like blowing all their cash on a mechanical dinosaur. The cast of HBO’s Silicon Valley came to SXSWi, the mecca of startups, to deliver on-point advice for not being a entrepreneurial…

Gold-Backed Bitcoin Spinoff Aims to Keep Some Fun in Virtual Currency

Image: Antana On the spectrum of currency ideologues, gold bugs and Bitcoin enthusiasts occupy equal but opposite positions. They’re both suspicious that governments are going to meddle around with normal money so much that it becomes useless — it’s just that one group thinks math is the antidote and the other believes in hoarding metal…

E-Wheelchair Creators Raise $1 Million

While everyone’s talking about the strides Tesla and Terra are making in transportation, there are plenty of startups working on electric vehicles, too. One of these innovative companies is Japan’s Whill, which makes an e-wheelchair that promises to be the next big thing in personal mobility. This week, Whill raised $1 million in funding from…