Crypto Social Network Minds Raises US$6M From Blockchain Subsidiary

Minds, Inc., a crypto social network, has raised US$ 6 million in a Series A investment from Medici Ventures, the wholly-owned blockchain subsidiary of’s founder and CEO Patrick Byrne has joined Minds’ board of directors. Founded in 2011, Minds is an open-source, community-owned social networking platform that rewards users for their activity online. […]

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Overstock’s Blockchain Unit Invests $6 Million in Crypto Social Network ‘Minds’

Advertisement Inc.’s blockchain subsidiary, Medici Ventures, made a $ 6 million Series A investment in Minds, an open-source, blockchain-based crypto social network. Under the partnership, Overstock founder and CEO Patrick M. Byrne joined Minds Inc.’s board of directors. “There has been increasing excitement in recent years over the power of blockchain technology to liberate individuals and organizations,” Byrne […]


This E-Bike Accepts Payments With Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Lightning Network has certainly inspired the home-brew hardware and software community to develop case-of-use scenarios for its micro-payments.  On Yer Bike Following Poketoshi, a Coke vending machine, and a real Swiss cafe, a German hacker has now developed a lightning-powered e-bike. The bike is a pretty standard 28-inch gents model, with an electronic conversion kit retrofitted. The […]

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Chilean Bitcoin Exchange Buda Adds Lightning Network Support

Advertisement Buda, one of Chile’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume, has recently introduced support for Lightning Network (LN) payments on its platform, to allow its users to experiment with the second layer scaling solution. Bitcoin Exchange Now Accepts Lightning Network Payments According to a recently published blog post, users will be able to pay […]