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Over 6 years ago, we started with a very simple mission: Make Bitcoin Useful. We dreamt of a world where everyone uses bitcoin everywhere. Today, I’m happy to announce that we will continue on our mission.

A few months ago, we announced that we will close the company. The decision wasn’t driven by cash or runway which is the most common reason startups fold. We just weren’t sure what to do next and thought we’d return capital to our investors who could make better use of it.

With the crypto market gravitating towards speculation, we didn’t want to build speculative use cases. We bought into the idea of bitcoin as sound money underpinned by “A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System.” If everyone just HODLs, however, bitcoin doesn’t need us to build use cases or continue protocol development. …


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We want to share you with the latest updates we’ve made to make sure everything is in tip-top shape for the holidays.

Our team has been working hard to bring you a couple of new features that will make it easy for international shoppers to use Purse.

In the past, users from International Amazon stores had to create a Wish List to be able to use Purse, those days are over. From now on, you will be able to switch the default Amazon store for search results on our website.

Search for anything on international Amazon sites including Canada, United Kingdom, and Japan, directly from the Purse search bar. Search for an item, add it to your cart, and pay with crypto, it’s that easy!


The months leading up to 2020 have been anything but ordinary. Forest fires in South America, Brexit in the United Kingdom, protests in Hong Kong, and an escalating global trade war. You might think that you’re hedged from catastrophe with bitcoin. But are you sufficiently prepared? Let’s find out.

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This article covers basic necessities to assist in case of sustained power outages or any other disaster.

If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher’s stone.

- Benjamin Franklin

1. Stay hydrated

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Fiji Water

Water makes up 60% of the body, so that’s why water is #1 on our list. Depending on the emergency, water may or may not be a concern. The best we can do is hope water won’t be a concern and be prepared. To stay fully hydrated, each human requires approximately 1.5L per day. We recommend stocking a dozen bottles of Fiji Natural Artesian Water for every member of your household (and don’t forget your pets!). Fiji water tastes great and doesn’t have fluoride or any other additives. …

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