Digital Currency Council Joins 500 Startups Accelerator

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*+-Source: Coindesk.com The Digital Currency Council (DCC) announced it will join 500 Startups following a investment from the prestigious accelerator and Bitcoin Opportunity Corp. Funded by PayPal and Google alumni, the programme will see all DCC team members living in the same house for four months and attempting to complete a series of rigorous business… Read more »

Exclusive: Bitcoin’s Digital Currency Council packs bags for 500 Startups

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*+-Source: UpStartBusinessJournal At 1pm tomorrow Digital Currency Council founder and CEO, David Berger will take off from Newark Liberty International Airport on his way to Silicon Valley. There, he and his entire core team will spend the next four months running through a rigorous gauntlet of business exercises in the prestigious 500 Startupsaccelerator. But it’s… Read more »

Barry Silbert Shares Vision for Bitcoin Industry Professional Development

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*+-Source: BitcoinMagazine.com The success of the Digital Currency Council (DCC) is exciting and timely for everyone involved in, and everyone who will become involved in, the digital currency economy. Similar standards-based professional organizations have been critical to the functioning of our traditional economy, and there is little doubt that the DCC will play an equally… Read more »

Where did you first hear the word “bitcoin?”

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*+-The Digital Currency Council (DCC) found last week that nearly 40% of Americans surveyed during March 2015 first heard the word “bitcoin” on the internet, compared to TV/radio (14.1%) or newspapers/magazines (6.5%). Few respondents reported hearing the word from friends and family (8.4%) or professional advisors (2.7%).  Notably, almost 30% first heard the term when… Read more »

What do you consider most when choosing a means to pay for something?

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*+-More than 28% of Americans consider convenience most when choosing a means to pay for something, according to new research from the Digital Currency Council (DCC). 14.4% consider fees and 12.9% think about security. Rewards and speed are less influential: only 6.4% and 5.7%, respectively. Privacy is the least important consideration (4%). 28% of respondents… Read more »

George Peabody of Glenbrook Partners encourages Bitcoin entrepreneurs to “focus on what’s broken”

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*+-As part of the Digital Currency Council’s Continuing Education partnership with Virtual Currency Today, the DCC’s Vice President, Sarah Martin, had the opportunity to interview the thought leaders that will be speaking at the Virtual Currency Today Summit on April 29, 2015. Today, we share insights from interviews George Peabody of Glenbrook Partners. Sarah: Tell… Read more »

In case of an emergency, who would you trust to send money to a family member overseas?

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*+-3% of Americans said they would trust bitcoin to send money to a family member overseas during an emergency. A significant portion trusted their banks (30%) or Western Union (23%) and PayPal (22%). 6% trusted MoneyGram and 10% said they would use the Postal Service.  Yes, more than 3x Americans would trust the embattled and… Read more »