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Bitcoin Security Startup Gem Opens Its Platform To The World

Intrigued by the disruptive potential of bitcoin but intimidated by the complexity of developing products and services based on the blockchain technology? You’re not alone, and for good reason. Not only is the blockchain complex, but associated applications have become targets for hackers and criminals.

  • Bitcoin wallet
  • Multisig Wallet

Bitcoin API Startup Gem Raises Funding Total To $3.3 Million

Californian bitcoin API developer Gem has announced an additional $1.3m in funding, raising its total to $3.3m.

  • Bitcoin wallet
  • funding

Gem Brings Hardware Security To Multi-Signature Wallet Offering

Bitcoin startup Gem announced Tuesday the deployment of custom Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) from payment security giant Thales e-Security, now offered as part of the Venice, California-based company’s standard multi-signature wallet offering.

  • Bitcoin
  • Bitcoin wallet
  • Multisig Wallet

Multi-Sig: Gem’s 2 Big Deals Underline New Security Standard For Bitcoin

Amid the rapid adoption of multi-signature technology by industry players, Gem is going from strength to strength, partnering with several high-profile cryptocurrency service providers who have learnt from the mistakes of the past.

  • Bitcoin
  • Micah Winklespecht
  • Multisig Wallet

Gem Develops New Full-Service Wallet For Expresscoin

Bitcoin startup Gem announced last week a partnership with cryptocurrency retailer expresscoin in which Gem offers expresscoin users its scalable and secure API wallet.

  • Bitcoin
  • Bitcoin wallet
  • Multisig Wallet
January 20, 2015   |   Coinist

Gem Brings Multisig Expresscoin

Gem first previewed their unique, security-focused developer API for Bitcoin applications at TechCrunch Disrupt’s Startup Battlefield. The Venice, California-based startup revealed that their mission was to create an easy way for developers to build new Bitcoin applications and for consumers to stay in full control of their funds.

  • Bitcoin
  • Multisig Wallet
  • TechCrunch

MultiSig For A 12 Year Old: An Interview With Gem CEO Micah Winkelspecht

Gem is a new platform for developers that can sometimes be implemented in under ten lines of code. We got CEO Micah Winkelspecht to answer a few questions about the technology underneath and the benefits of using Gem. From explaining multi-signatures in a way that a 12-year-old can understand to the future of the cryptocurrency space, this exclusive interview illuminates an exciting new codebase for developers and a business-booster for start-ups.

  • Bitcoin
  • Bitcoin wallet
  • Micah Winklespecht

PayPal’s Bitcoin Integration And The Future Of Digital Currency Adoption

Recently, PayPal announced several partnerships aimed towards enabling certain PayPal merchants to be able to accept bitcoin as a form of payment from their customers. This was a significant announcement on multiple fronts as many had wondered if and what PayPal’s foray into the cryptocurrency space would be.

  • Bitcoin
  • TechCrunch

SoCal-Based Gem Raises $2 Million In Funding

Recently-launched bitcoin services company Gem hasn’t been around terribly long, and they are already doing some pretty impressive things.

 

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  • Seed
September 15, 2014   |   Gem Shines On Bitcoin Security

Gem Shines On Bitcoin Security

Though accepted at retailers such as Overstock.com and Dell, Bitcoin is still trying to shake the mainstream perception that it is black market currency used in degenerate corners of the Web.

 

  • Bitcoin
  • Security
  • TechCrunch