Today, we are excited to announce the launch of Ben’s Platform API, a new self-serve API built on top of Ben that will enable anyone to add a cryptocurrency wallet (among other things) to any product or service. We believe this is going to be an important new resource for the ecosystem and a big step towards achieving our mission at Ben of providing consumers with easy access to cryptocurrency use cases.

Through our new Platform API, developers can leverage Ben’s core features to help gain adoption of their product and to plug into the global economy that cryptocurrencies enable…

As the year comes to a close, our team stops to look back at the year and set our sights to new heights for 2016. We’re still new at this — we’ve officially been in business for a full academic year — but we’re learning, growing, and getting better at it every day.

Here’s a look back at some of the biggest lessons we’ve learned this year.

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1. Math can be hard.

Math is by far the most searched subject on HelpHub. It appears that most students who come to the site need help with Math and it’s the most…

The future of online learning is mobile, and it goes well beyond just content.

I wasn’t a great student in high school or college. I found it difficult to dig through course materials trying to make sense of new concepts. As a 20-year-old college student, I wanted to ask questions directly to people that had been there, done that. This is what led me to build HelpHub, an online community of students and tutors that solve real-life problems in real-time. …

Miguel Kudry

Entrepreneur. Co-Founder and CEO of Ben.co

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