Gyft: Mobile Gift Card App

Founded: 2012 Headquarters: Mountain View Key People: Vinny Lingham, CJ MacDonald, Mark Levitt Gyft is a mobile gift card app that allows customers to buy, store, send, and redeem gift cards conveniently from their mobile device. Gyft is seamlessly integrated with Facebook so users can easily send messages and gift cards to their friends around

Pantera Capital: Bitcoin Investment Firm

Founded: 2003 Headquarters: Menlo Park Key People: Dan Morehead Pantera Capital is an investment firm focused exclusively on Bitcoin, other digital currencies and companies in the space. Bitcoin is an entirely new thing – a “post-currency” ledger – that is borderless, secure, low-cost and which allows virtually instantaneous payment and transfer. We believe Bitcoin has

Blockchain Capital: Digital Currency Venture Capital Firm

Founded: 2013 Headquarters: San Francisco Key People: Bart Stephens, Brock Pierce, Brad Stephens Blockchain Capital is a pioneer and the premier venture capital firm investing in Blockchain enabled technology companies. Our initial fund was the first VC Fund dedicated to the Bitcoin/Blockchain ecosystem, launched in the Fall of 2013, and was also the first fund

Coinify ApS: Leading Blockchain Currency Service Provider

Founded: 2014 Headquarters: Copenhagen Key People: Lasse Olesen, Mark Hojgaard, Kris Henriksen Coinify ApS operates as a blockchain payment service provider (bPSP) with focus on extending blockchain currency payment processing and trading services to merchants and consumers respectively. Coinify serves global Payment Service Providers, online businesses, physical shops, and individuals. The company incorporated in 2014

Xapo: Bitcoin Wallet & Debit Card

Founded: 2012 Headquarters: Palo Alto Key People: Wences Casares, Wensceslao Casares, Federico Murrone At Xapo, they believe that bitcoin’s ultimate success will be based on trust – whether individuals trust the digital currency’s stability and whether they trust the industry’s security. That’s why we’ve assembled a team of financial services and security experts to build

BitGo: Leading Bitcoin Security Platform

Founded: 2013 Headquarters: Palo Alto Key People: Will O’Brien BitGo is the leading Bitcoin security platform and a pioneer of multi-sig technology. The company offers an enterprise-grade, multi-sig, multi-user Bitcoin wallet, as well as API access to its underlying security platform. BitGo was founded by Mike Belshe, Ben Davenport, and Will O’Brien, veterans in online

BTCC: Bitcoin Trading Platform

Founded: 2011 Headquarters: Shanghai Key People: Bobby Lee BTCC is a computer and technology company that enables bitcoin exchanges worldwide. It offers a variety of services, including digital currency exchange, a mining pool, payment processing, consumer wallets, and blockchain engraving, via a single integrated platform. BTCC serves security, risk mitigation, credibility, and technological innovation to

Bitfinex: Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

Founded: 2012 Headquarters: Hong Kong Key People: Raphael Nicolle Bitfinex is a Hong Kong-based bitcoin exchange platform that provides advanced services for digital currency traders and liquidity providers. It allows traders to enjoy real-time exchange and margin trading while liquidity providers are able to experience the peer-to-peer cryptofinancing market. Bitfinex facilitates both unfinanced and financed

Digital Currency Group: Seed Investor in Digital Currency Industry

Founded: 2015 Headquarters: New York Key People: Barry Silbert Digital Currency Group is an active seed investor for tech companies in the cryptocurrency niche. This firm supports companies in the bitcoin and blockchain industry mainly by providing seed capital. The firm also gives show runners insight and a networking chance between organizations, influential people, and

NocRoom: Global Cloud Communication Platform

Founded: 2006 Headquarters: Las Vegas Key People: Ivan Gonzalez NocRoom is a cloud communication platform that ensures optimum security over their clients’ communication channels by encrypted emails, voice messaging, spamwall etc. All businesses require great communication at every level, and NocRoom is committed to provide first-rate communication services. The company offers its customers network solutions,

BitPay: Bitcoin Payment Processor

Founded: 2011 Headquarters: Atlanta Key People: Anthony Gallippi, Antonio Gallippi, Stephen Pair   BitPay is the largest bitcoin payment processor in the world. As bitcoin price skyrocket, more and more crypto-businesses are coming up, and the need to find a secure bitcoin payment processor. BitPay has built powerful commerce tools that enable customers to pay

NXTP Labs: Latin Venture Capital Firm

Founded: 2011 Headquarters: Buenos Aires Key People: Gonzalo Costa, Marta Cruz, Francisco Coronel, Ariel Arrieta NXTP Labs is a seed and early stage venture capital firm for tech companies in Latin America. The firm targets businesses in the following sectors: bitcoin, education, e-commerce, finance, venture capital, automotive, mobile. Since cryptocurrencies began to appreciate in value,

Braintree: Leading Online & Mobile Payment Platform

Founded: 2007 Headquarters: Chicago Key People: Bryan Johnson Braintree is a leading payment platform for both online and mobile businesses. The company provides first-rate commercial tools that enable customers to have a great checkout experience. It has been instrumental in helping thousands of businesses to get off their infancy and mature into powerhouses. Braintree has

CoinDesk: Digital Currency News

Founded: 2013 Headquarters: London Key People: Shakil Khan CoinDesk is one of the leading news channels for trends, press releases, startups, and figures in the world of digital currency. As an independent and trusted online media, the company has representatives stationed all over the world to track and report trends and news that touch on

Coinbase: Bitcoin Exchange & Digital Currency Wallet

Founded: 2012 Headquarters: San Francisco Key People: Brian Armstrong, Fred Ehrsam Coinbase is a world leading bitcoin exchange and digital asset management platform. Bitcoin exchanges allow traders to buy and sell bitcoins through a number of methods like bank transfer and wire. Traders may make money through bitcoin arbitrage or through margin trading >> which