AML Expert David Long on Balancing Regulation and Innovation


*+-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 David Long, Northern California Fraud Prevention Solutions… Read more »

The Tax Implications of Salaries in Bitcoins


*+-Tech startups are now starting to trend toward paying their staff in a new form of payment: bitcoins. But they might be forgetting about the tax implications of salaries in bitcoins. It’s easy to see the allure of getting paid in bitcoins for those that work in innovative, cutting edge environments, for bitcoins themselves are innovative and… Read more »

How does the Bitcoin logo make you feel?

*+-The Digital Currency Council (DCC) found last week that American consumers have a wide array of reactions when confronted by the Bitcoin logo.  When asked for one word that conveyed their feelings about the image, more than 9% reported feeling “puzzled” or “confused” by the image, while nearly 7% said they felt “nothing.” About 5%… Read more »

BitGive Honors International Women’s Day 2015 with a Big Splash!


*+-There are many leading women who we honor and celebrate today, International Women’s Day 2015.  From leaders around the world, our nonprofit partners, and those in our own Bitcoin community. Most prominent in our minds today are the women and girls who we recently met near Kakamega, Kenya while visiting our bitcoin-funded water well at Shisango Girls… Read more »