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AlleyTalk - Bonusly is not just a peer-to-peer bonus platform for the workplace. It’s a long overdue alternative to spending time and money on costly and ineffective employee recognition programs, such as years-of-service and employee of the...
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Bitcoin - A month after a firestorm erupted over Newsweek’s claim that it “unmasked” the creator of bitcoin, a U.K. university has released a new study...
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Bitcoin -   With major ecommerce players like Overstock.com and Square on board, Bitcoin’s on its way to becoming a serious payment method, despite its bad press. While there may be some way to go, a booming Bitcoin startup community could...
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Bitcoin - TrackingPoint, the company behind the super-accurate smart rifle, is now allowing customers to pay for its weapons, which retail for about $10,000 in bitcoin. The Austin, Texas-based company makes rifles equipped with sensors and a...
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AlleyTalk - Peerform, a New York City based peer-to-peer lending startup, has raised $1m in seed funding. The round was led by Corporest Development, a European investment firm. Peerform was founded in 2010 by Mikael Rapaport and Meytal...
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AlleyTalk - In 1993, Alan Meckler held his first Internet World expo at the Javits Center. Three hundred people and eight exhibitors showed up. Three years later, he was hosting Internet World Expos in 20 countries. When Meckler organized his...
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AlleyTalk - More investors are selling stocks the same way they take selfies: With their smartphones. But just because you can trade shares of AAPL on your iPhone...
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Bitcoin - Bitcoin will probably need more than a little Winklevoss buzz to restore the cachet it has lost through some high-profile embarrassments. The online cryptocurrency could use some good news after its main trading exchange...
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Bitcoin - Wences Casares, co-founder and CEO of Bitcoin firm Xapo, sits down with Evelyn Rusli to talk about Bitcoin's potential for investment growth and...
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AlleyTalk - Wealth management firm LeoGroup purchased a rare "golden period" Stradivarius violin using bitcoin. Matt Allain, LeoGroup senior managing director,...
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AlleyTalk - An investment vehicle for the virtual currency bitcoin has gained backing from some prominent investment firms, according to its parent company Pantera Capital Management. Pantera Bitcoin Partners is an investment fund focused...
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AlleyTalk - The IRS has determined that bitcoin will be treated as property for tax purposes, and not currency. What does that mean for a digital...
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AlleyTalk - New York's Soham Daga used data from Google Trends to develop a new model to predict the likelihood of mortgage delinquency and is one of the...
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AlleyTalk - Moving offices is never enjoyable, even when you’re moving little more than that just-in-case umbrella that you always leave at the office and the laptop and files in your backpack. AlleyWatch moved last week, from a nicely...
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AlleyTalk - Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam shares his thoughts on the future of the crypto-currency and why his firm is better positioned than it's failing...
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AlleyTalk - The Bitcoin Foundation hired a former official from the Cato Institute to help it navigate the world of government regulation that increasingly is...

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