Purse

Retail & E-Commerce
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Purse

Retail & E-Commerce

Decentralized E-commerce platform

United States, San Francisco
$1.5M
Total amount raised
2014
Year of establishment
Active
Status

About

Hi we’re Purse!


Purse allows users to name their own discount when shopping any product on Amazon by matching shoppers with earners- individuals who wish to exchange their Amazon gift cards for Bitcoin!

Key objective

To make crypto useful.

Use cases

Marketplace
Merchant Solutions

Funding

Received funding
$1,500,000
Total amount raised
5
Rounds
10
Total amount of investors
Amount Raised
Funding type
Funding round closing
Investors
N/A
Unattributed

$1,000,000
Seed
Digital Currency Group
TA Ventures
$300,000
Seed
Bobby Lee
FundersClub
Roger Ver
Strong Ventures
Yang Ventures
$170,000
Seed
FundersClub
Yang Ventures
$30,000
Seed
Plug and Play Accelerator

News

Purse.io Returns: Company Reveals Crypto Marketplace ‘Is Here to Stay’

On April 17, new.Bitcoin.com reported on the crypto marketplace Purse.io announcing the company would dissolve. Six days later, Purse revealed that the team is reconsidering the decision and explained that well known bitcoin advocates reached out with interest in acquisition. More than a week ago, the popular cryptocurrency marketplace Purse.io abruptly announced its decision to...


a year ago


General news
Bitcoin.com
Purse
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Payments Gateway Purse is Reconsidering Closure, Cites Community Support

Purse.io is reconsidering its decision to close down and is now vetting new ownership for the...


a year ago


General news
Bitcoin
Purse

Bitcoin Startup Purse May Have a Lifeline After All

Purse.io says it is in "serious" acquisition talks with undisclosed bitcoin investors after announcing its dissolution last week.


a year ago


General news
Bitcoin
Purse

Crypto Marketplace Purse.io to Dissolve Operations After 6 Years

On April 16, the crypto firm Purse.io announced the company is planning to dissolve after six years of operation. The marketplace provided incentives for people who wanted the lowest price points by leveraging cryptocurrency solutions. New signups on Purse have been disabled and the company’s doors will officially close in June.


a year ago


General news
Purse

Bitcoin’s ‘killer app’ Purse is shutting down, open to acquisition opportunities

Crypto startup Purse, which allowed people to buy items on Amazon at discount rates using bitcoin and bitcoin cash, is shutting down.


a year ago


Product update/release
Bitcoin
Purse
Bitcoin Cash