• I originally did an article about LuckyHouseWriting, as well as a promotion for our readers to boot. Recently, they have asked if I did another one regarding their new website launch and was glad to do so. If you haven’t already read the previous article or don’t feel like reading it, here’s a brief summary. Our founder, Jack LucKy, founded this company a short time ago. With a large network of over twenty writers, we

    LuckyHouseWriting Website Launch! Go check them out!

    | 2014/06/26 6:11 pm
  • Today, Mycelium has announced the launch of an Indiegogo project for its Mycelium Entropy device. Mycelium Entropy is the newest addition to the Mycelium Bitcoin Wallet ecosystem, first announced at the Bitcoin2014 Conference in Amsterdam, and demonstrated at the Central Europe Bitcoin Expo in Viena, as well as the recent Bitcoin in the Beltway conference in Washington DC. [youtube id=”cuUCjeABxOM” mode=”normal” align=”center”] Mycelium Entropy is a small, simple USB device that is designed specifically to generate paper

    Bitcoin Paper Wallet: Mycelium Entropy Indiegogo Campaign

    | 2014/06/26 12:16 pm
  • Mintspare has considerably simplified the means of acquiring bitcoins by enabling users to trade in their old, even broken electronics for cold hard crypto. Mintspare will take your old MacBook, iPod, smartphone, tablet and even your old camera and lenses and turn it into bitcoins. Also, if you have any electronics you think they might take, try it, because they do take special requests. Mintspare came into fruition to solve a well-known issue: the numerous

    Mintspare: Turning Electronics into Digital Cash

    | 2014/06/24 6:10 pm
  • A home for Bitcoin enthusiasts in the heart of Texas. [quote]”We hope to show people the new freedoms that are possible by building a strong, independent, economic community.” [/quote] Amid the flood of interest in Bitcoin, a collective of hackers and  entrepreneurs are starting Austin’s first dedicated bitcoin exchange to truly test what businesses and communities look like when using bitcoin as their primary currency. They will be hosting their Official Launch party, dubbed “Freedom Friday”

    Satoshi Square ATX – a Bitcoin Exchange and Social Club

    | 2014/06/18 12:00 pm
  • Want to try your hand at making some money on the Brazil World Cup? Check out Bitkup. When I contacted Gus, a person over at Bitkup and asked him why Bitkup was created he said (note due to a language barrier, text may be slightly inaccurate due to translation): Brazilians and Spaniards are passionate about football and technology, so we created Bitkup with the main objective of disseminating Bitcoin enthusiasts and the provide the currency; also,

    Interview with Bitkup: Create predictions for Brazil World Cup 2014

    | 2014/06/15 3:21 am
  • Today I’m here with RepRapMaker, a new launch that needs some funding to launch their startup. RepRap goal is to use plastic and other affordable materials which results in a cheaper price. The 3D printer is made of plastic components itself, allowing for the printer to reproduce itself and allowing for its name, Replicating Rapid Prototyper. The uses and advantages of 3D printing are numerous. On top of the fact they are using PLA plastic

    Exclusive Interview with RepRapMaker: 3D Printing Cooperative

    | 2014/06/13 11:51 pm
  • Exclusive Launch Interview with Betmoose: User-Driven Betting Exchange Looking for money and have a hunch? We’re not advocating betting, but maybe that’s your calling. After I got a quick response from Lucky House Writing, Betmoose also sent me a reply (with some detailed answers, so expect a long one) and accepted the chance for an interview. Betmoose is a company that lives in the cloud, with a team based out in Canada. Adam (assumedly CEO/founder,

    Exclusive Launch Interview with Betmoose: User-Driven Betting Exchange

    | 2014/06/13 4:23 am
  • As I love to push awareness of companies that accept Bitcoin I decided to reach out to Reddit, asking if there were any companies/ventures that accepted Bitcoin that would like to be interviewed for bitcoinist. Almost immediately, I got my first reply from Lucky House Writing and we started the interview process. Lucky House Writing is a startup company was started by their founder Jack Lucky. Our founder, Jack Lucky, founded this company a short

    Exclusive Interview with Lucky House Writing: Here for all your writing needs!

    | 2014/06/12 7:39 pm
  • This Thursday, (12th June, 2014) at 5 p.m, the first Robocoin (a bi-directional Bitcoin ATM) will start to operate in Katowice, thus making Poland the 14th country worldwide to have one. All transactions will be possible thanks to cooperation with Polish BTC/LTC exchange, BITBAY.NET. It will stand in the middle of one of the most recognized shopping centres in Poland – Silesia City Center, visited by 15mln people annually (and still counting). It has a

    The first RoboCoin in Poland

    | 2014/06/10 3:34 pm
  • Like many other cryptocurrency related apps, BlockStreet can show you the current price of Bitcoin on several different exchanges. Unlike many other cryptocurrency related apps, BlockStreet also adds other cryptos, market cap, detailed graphs, news sources, and a conversion calculator. The full feature list of what BlockStreet is capable of: Price of 15 different cryptocurrencies across 7 exchanges, plus 24 hour high, low, volume, and percentage change Graph showing all-time highs, average, and lows from

    Interview: BlockStreet, a One Stop Shop for All Things Crypto!

    | 2014/06/06 12:00 pm
  • What? Cointemporary is an artist run and curated online platform showcasing artworks by interna- tional contemporary artists. The platform is dedicated to one artwork for a period of 7 days. Immediately after the end of each cycle, or when an artwork is sold, a new work by a different artist will automatically appear. A work on display can be purchased in Bitcoin (BTC) only. Who & Why? Artists Andy Boot and Valentin Ruhry run Cointemporary.

    Are you interested in ART and BITCOIN? Cointemporary is your world!

    | 2014/06/05 6:30 pm
  • ShirtWasCash, a completely (Almost) Vertical Bitcoin Company        You are hearing more often than before about people taking partial payments in Bitcoins for their salary, but I bet you haven’t heard much of companies where everything that can be paid for in Bitcoin, is paid in Bitcoin.      Meet ShirtWasCash where rent, salary, and supplies are paid in Bitcoin. Anon does liquidate some Bitcoin due to the volatility of Bitcoin, but he also

    Interview with ShirtWasCash, A Fully (Almost) Vertical Bitcoin Company

    | 2014/06/02 12:00 pm
  • Not long ago, Singapore Bitcoin payments system startup CoinPip brought US-based 37coins’ SMS bitcoin wallets to Singapore in a bid to make Bitcoin transactions simpler for the public. Now, Singapore-based startup 8pip wants to go one step further by introducing what it claims are the world’s first Bitcoin prepaid cards. The team will launch the cards at Startup Asia Singapore 2014 on May 7, as well as at Singapore’s first BOOST:Bitcoin event, an event aimed

    8pip launches Bitcoin prepaid card to make Bitcoin more accessible to the public

    | 2014/05/18 5:10 pm
  • With more and more things becoming digitalized, intellectual property rights are straggling behind. Monegraph is one way users can stay current in this digital age, borrowing the Namecoin blockchain for the purpose of storing URLs. Monegraph, short for monetized graphics, allows you to confirm that digital images that are yours are actually indeed yours. It takes advantage of the blockchain which is normal for verifying currency,  and adapts it to verify ownership of images. It

    Monegraph: Digital Patents for Art

    | 2014/05/12 2:14 pm
  • Avalara makes sales tax and VAT transactions in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency fast and easy – whether in Frankfurt, Hong Kong, New York or Singapore. Avalara, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based software that delivers a broad array of compliance solutions related to sales tax and other transactional taxes, announced today it has enabled the bitcoin module for its AvaTax™ compliance engine. Avalara is believed to be the first and only service provider to support

    Bitcoin Nears Final Step Towards Full-Fledged Business Platform with Real-Time Sales Tax Engine From Avalara

    | 2014/05/09 6:00 pm
  • CryptoDepot, a website focused on allowing people to buy anything only with cryptocurrency. Accepted currently is Litecoin, Bitcoin, Vertcoin, and Dogecoin. They have recently released a browser extension for Google Chrome allowing you to instantly buy any product online with the aforementioned currencies. They do charge a 5% service fee for everything except gift cards, where then there is a 1% service fee. You can lower the service fee however in numerous ways, ranging from

    CryptoDepot

    | 2014/05/08 9:51 am
  • Vaurum, a startup that offers code that banks and other financial institutions can use to offer Bitcoins, raised a $4 million seed round of funding from venture investor Tim Draper, former AOL CEO Steve Case, Battery Ventures and others. The Palo Alto startup led by CEO Avish Bhama was picked as one of the best companies pitching at a Plug and Play Expo in December. Vaurum’s software helps financial institutions host their own Bitcoin exchanges. Bhama told me in

    Steve Case, Tim Draper back Bitcoin startup Vaurum in $4M seed funding

    | 2014/05/07 7:52 pm
  • Rapper Nas invests into bitcoin startup Coinbase “Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones (born September 14, 1973), better known simply as Nas  is an American rapper, songwriter and actor. Nas has released eight consecutive platinum and multi-platinum albums and sold over 25 million records worldwide. Aside from rapping and acting, Nas is an entrepreneur through his own record label, retail sneaker store, and magazine publishing.” No surprise that he has been really interested in the crypto currency world along with his

    NAS invests into Bitcoin Startups

    | 2014/05/05 1:30 pm
  • On May 2, 2014, Cloudhashing announced a merger with HighBitCoin, LLC. HighBitCoin provides advanced hardware solutions for Bitcoin mining. The two now unite under the banner of PeerNova, and are committed to providing distributed financial applications and transaction processing technology. Together, we will deliver a suite of applications based on the blockchain and related technologies. “We truly believe in a future where financial transactions are enabled by mutual trust in secure and proven algorithms. The bitcoin

    Cloudhashing and HighBitcoin announce a merger!

    | 2014/05/02 10:59 pm
  • SEATTLE — The first Bitcoin ATM has arrived in the northwest. Seattle-based Coinme fired up the ATM for public use Thursday afternoon at the Spitfire Grill in Belltown. The ATM was built by Robocoin, the main distributor of nine other Bitcoin ATMs scattered around the world, including one in California and another in Texas. It’s not your typical ATM, because this one allows users to buy or exchange Bitcoins for cash and vis versa.  New

    First Bitcoin ATM arrives to Seattle

    | 2014/05/02 1:30 pm
  • Brawker, a proxy buying platform, recently launched with a trendy post that made it to the top of the Bitcoin subreddit. For the first time bitcoin users have the chance to buy anything on the web with their bitcoins. Brawker helps bitcoin users by letting them spend their bitcoins on virtually anything, giving them an 8% discount and making bitcoin more widely used. On the other end, Brawker also allows people to buy bitcoins with a credit card or

    Brawker.com review

    | 2014/04/13 10:36 am
  • The Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust, currently moving towards regulatory approval, could be approved by the end of 2014 and will be a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), with each share representing an amount of bitcoin held by the Trust. Currently, such an investment vehicle is only available to wealthy investors, through funds like the Bitcoin Investment Trust.  The Winklevoss ETF will allow people with a brokerage account to invest in Bitcoin without having to worry about the challenges of buying, storing, and

    Why The Winklevoss Twins’ New Bitcoin ETF Matters

    | 2014/04/12 3:00 pm
  • Some enterprising minds and one of the world’s biggest insurance markets is opening a pretty futuristic bank vault in London. But it’s not futuristic for having fancy locks or laser trip wires. It’s futuristic because of what’s inside: Bitcoin. The idea of a bitcoin bank vault seems a little silly at first. Bitcoin is a virtual currency, so why would you need a vault? Well, the new company, Elliptic Vault, is actually billing this new

    There’s a “Deep Cold Storage” Vault for Bitcoin

    | 2014/01/14 12:32 pm