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Openbazaar Raises $5M from Investors Including Bitmain

On Tuesday, March 13, OB1, the company building the cryptocurrency-centric marketplace Openbazaar, has announced it has raised $5 million USD in a recent series A funding round. According to the startup, Omers Ventures and Bitmain Technologies were the lead investors in the funding round for the e-commerce marketplace. Also Read: Survey Finds South Korean Youth the […]

OpenBazaar Parent Company OB1 Raises an Additional US$200k in Funding

The OpenBazaar platform has been a godsend for cryptocurrency enthusiasts. A decentralized solution to create a global marketplace is quite a significant development. Up until a few years ago, such a concept was almost unthinkable. Moreover, it appears OB1, the company creating this protocol, has been getting a lot of interest. As a result, they […]

Extension Block Proposal Receives More Industry Support

There’s been a lot of discussions in the cryptocurrency space about alternative implementations of the Bitcoin client. Just recently reported that Bitpay announced it was gearing up to test the alternative client Bcoin’s Extension Blocks by partnering with the bitcoin-based startup Purse. Now three more digital currency companies are supporting Bcoin’s “To the Moon” […]