LinkedIn, PayPal, Yelp の創業者がビットコインについて語る

LinkedIn, PayPal, Yelp の創業者が登壇したカンファレンスの動画が公開されています。

Join three of the technology industry’s most visionary minds to discuss their process for innovation and how they are re-imagining the future of technology. Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn; Max Levchin, co-founder and CTO of Paypal; and Jeremy Stoppleman, co-founder and CEO of Yelp, will discuss how they drive a culture of innovation at their respective companies and tips for staying nimble in today’s fast-paced tech world.



Via Founders of Paypal, LinkedIn, and Yelp discuss Bitcoin : Bitcoin

何があった?ビットコインの価格が急上昇して $500 に迫る

CoinDesk の Index では、$494.16 まで上昇しました。取引所によっては一時 $500 を超えたところもあります。ほぼ1ヶ月ぶりの高値水準となりました。


要因について、CoinDesk では以下のように分析しています。

The news follows a steady stream of positive press for the industry, including the successful Bitcoin2014 conference in Amsterdam.

That even saw major speakers such as Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne, Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire and Bitcoin Foundation chief scientist Gavin Andresen give high-profile talks that may have helped refocus the community on the larger implications of bitcoin and its potential impact on the global finance space.

オランダで行われたビットコインのカンファレンス、Bitcoin2014 にて良い情報が多く発表され、それに価格が追随したとの見方です。


Additionally, it comes on the heels of a string of major announcements — such as Circle’s product debut, BitPay’s $30m Series A funding round and positive comments from US government agencies.

加えて、BitPay の大型調達を始めとする最近の良いニュースが流れを後押ししているようです。良いニュースが出ても価格が上がらなかった分、いまになって一気に上昇エネルギーに転換されています。

A main driver of the decline in the price of bitcoin had been negative news from China, once one of the digital currency’s largest markets.

However, in recent weeks, announcements from the country have been more positive, or at the very lease, less negative.