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WSJ: Bitcoin Startups Begin to Attract Real Cash (video)

If some day you see a cash buyers out on the grounds or on the beach with a Bitcoin # figure on the boat should you buy or sell? HG..

Updated May 8, 2013, 3:34 p.m. ET
By SARAH E. NEEDLEMAN and SPENCER E. ANTE

Bitcoin startups are beginning to raise sizable investment capital even as industry leaders warn that hackers are abusing the Internet virtual currency for profit. In the past year, fledgling businesses Coinbase Inc., Coinsetter Inc. and CoinLab Inc. have raised millions of dollars collectively from prominent venture-capital firms and angel investors, adding credibility to a digital currency that isn't backed by a central bank.

On Wednesday, Bitcoin, which can be used to make payments over the Internet without transaction fees or involving a financial institution, is expected to win its..... http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323687604578469012375269952.html

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