Kickstarter is launching a new company tasked with building a crowdfunding platform based on blockchain technology, according to Bloomberg. It will eventually switch its own website to the blockchain-based platform once it’s ready, according to the report. The new company, which does not yet have a name, will begin developing the platform in the first quarter. Kickstarter plans to transition...
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