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Bitcoin: Examining the Benefits and Risks for Small Business

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 | 01:00 | Full Committee

On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, the Committee on Small Business held a hearing titled, ​Bitcoin:  Examining the Benefits and Risks for Small BusinessThe purpose of the hearing was to examine both the benefits and the risks associated with the Bitcoin as a payment for small businesses.


Opening Statement:

Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO)

Witnesses and Testimony:

  • Mr.  Jerry Brito, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University, Arlington, VA

  • Mr.  Adam White, Director of Business Development and Sales, Coinbase, San Francisco, CA

  • Mr.  Mark Williams, Executive-in-Residence, Master Lecturer, Boston University School of Management, Boston, MA

  • Mr.  L. Michael Couvillion, Associate Professor of Economics, Plymouth State University, College of Business Administration, Plymouth, NH

    • Additional Items: