Bitcoin startup Coinsetter raises $510,000

Bitcoin trading platform Coinsetter has raised $510,000 in new capital, boosting its total venture backing to more than $1 million.

The New York-based company said in a regulatory filing that it had raised the new money from 13 investors, none of whom were named. It plans to raise up to $1.5 million, the filing shows.

Coinsetter previously announced in September 2013 that it had raised $500,000 in seed capital from Barry Silbert’s Bitcoin Opportunity Fund, Tribeca Venture Partners, and individuals Jimmy Furland (a tech entrepreneur), Charles Songhurst (head of corporate strategy at Microsoft), Ben Davenport (a product lead at Facebook) and Roger Ver (a bitcoin investor and evangelist).

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