November 2013 bubble. They announced having raised $116 million in venture capital from numerous investors including Qualcomm Inc., RRE Ventures, Yuan Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures, Data Collective, PayPal co-founders Peter Thiel and Max Levchin, eBay Inc. co-founder Jeff Skoll, Dropbox Inc. CEO Drew Houston, Expedia Inc. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Zynga Inc. co-founder Mark Pincus.21 (formerly 21e6) is a Bitcoin startup founded amidst the
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