Bitcoin startup 21 raises US$ 116 Million, NASDAQ explores Blockchain and Money Transmitter Licenses

Episode 63

This week we cover Bitcoin Startup 21 that raised US$ 116 Million. Everyone is speculating as to what 21 would be doing with the money. Would it be mining hardware? Cloud based mining contracts? or something else. NASDAQ, the stock market for the next 100 years is experimenting with Blockchain, and Faisal Khan and his quest for digging out money transmitter licenses, who has them and who might be getting them.

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Microsoft Payments: Fashionably Late.

Microsoft Money Transmitter Licenses

I’ve been nearly obsessed with companies who go and get their money transmitter licenses, especially publicly traded companies, because one can draw various conclusions from the Quarterly 10-Q filing reports. Ever since I broke the story on Microsoft applying for money transmitter licenses, and being awarded one license recently in Idaho, I’m trying to think where is Microsoft going with all this? (more…)

Everything You Need To Know About Money Transmitter Licensing

Episode 17

This week on Around the Coin, Faisal Khan, Brian Roemmele, and Mike Townsend discuss everything about money transmitter licenses, including how they work, who needs one, and how bitcoin plays a role. Around the Coin.

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What Facebook is Doing with Money Transmitter Licenses & Future Uses for Bitcoin.

Episode 15

This week on Around the Coin, Brian Roemmele, Faisal Khan, and Mike Townsend cover the recent ETA conference, why Facebook money transmitter licenses are so important, and future uses for the Bitcoin block chain.

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