Bitcoins, Broker-Dealers, Investment Bankers and New Business Models: The Race is On

Bitcoin and the topic of “virtual currency” continues to gain traction, as evidenced by the increasing number of technology-savvy corporate executives focused on the world of transactions. Within the world of broker-dealers and investment bankers, bitcoins are increasingly intriguing when considering the global ramifications of a new tool that will be part of the toolset for trading securities and financial instruments; and certainly a tool for which start-up companies seeking capital can build a business plan around.

Ben Horowitz, co-founder of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz explains his outlook here: