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Purse

Purse is the marketplace for Amazon wish lists and Bitcoin buyers. Read more

Kent Liu's photo - Co-Founder & CEO of Purse

Co-Founder & CEO

Kent Liu

CEO Approval Rating

68/100

Founded:

11/2014

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

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Snapcard is the biggest rival of Purse. Snapcard was founded in 2013, and its headquarters is in San Francisco, California. Snapcard operates in the Internet Software industry. Snapcard has 20 more employees than Purse.

BitPay has been one of Purse's top competitors. BitPay is a Private company that was founded in Alpharetta, Georgia in 2011. BitPay is in the Fintech industry. BitPay has 90 more employees vs. Purse.

PayStand is Purse's #3 rival. PayStand was founded in 2013 in Scotts Valley, California. PayStand is in the Fintech field. PayStand generates $16M more revenue than Purse.

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Growth Score - 1/1

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Purse Acquisitions

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Purse Funding History

Since Purse was founded in 11/2014, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total Purse has raised $1.3M. Purse's last funding round was on Dec 2015 for a total of $1.0M

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Dec 2015
$1M

Digital Currency Group

Seed
Nov 2014
$300K

Since Purse was founded in 11/2014, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total Purse has raised $1.3M. Purse's last funding round was on Dec 2015 for a total of $1.0M

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Purse News

May 19, 2018USCHNews

Purse.io Adds Native BCH Support and Launches 'Bcash'

News On Friday, May 18, 2018, the firm Purse.io, the company that enables up to 20 percent savings wh... See more »
February 25, 2018Digital Trends

Purse.io lets you nab steep discounts on Amazon if you pay with Bitcoin

Want to save money on your next Amazon purchase? A company called Purse will help you earn some major... See more »
April 24, 2017WorldNews Office

Purse Launches Testnet for Bitcoin Scaling Tech 'Extension Blocks'

Bitcoin startup Purse is moving ahead with development on 'extension blocks' a proposal to help mitig... See more »
April 12, 2017Hemel Gazette

Police release CCTV after purse thefts in Hemel Hempstead

Police have released a series of CCTV images of people they would like to speak to in connection with... See more »
December 30, 2015Business Information Industry Association

Purse.IO Raises US$1 million in Seed Money from Digital Currency Group

Early December 2015 Purse.IO received a $1M seed round from Digital Currency Group (DCG). Purse plans... See more »
December 8, 2015SiliconANGLE

Bitcoin to Amazon P2P service provider Purse.io raises $1m seed round

Bitcoin to Amazon person to person (P2P) service provid [...]... See more »
December 8, 2015FinSMEs

Purse Raises $1M in Seed Funding

Purse, a San Francisco, CA-based Bitcoin...... See more »

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Purse Headquarters

1510 Eddy St Suite 1511

San Francisco, California94115

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Purse Summary

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Overview

Purse is the marketplace for Amazon wish lists and Bitcoin buyers. Purse was founded in 11/2014. Purse's headquarters is located in San Francisco, California, USA 94115. It has raised 1.3M in 2 rounds. The latest round was in Dec 2015. Some of Purse's...

CEO

Purse's Co-Founder & CEO, Kent Liu, currently has an approval rating of 68%. Purse's primary competitors are Snapcard, BitPay & PayStand.

Website

purse.io

Frequently Asked Questions about Purse

  1. When was Purse founded?

    Purse was founded in 11/2014
  2. Who is Purse's CEO?

    Purse's CEO is Kent Liu
  3. How much revenue does Purse generate?

    Purse generates $ < 1M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Purse have?

    Purse has historically raised $1.3M in funding
  1. Where is Purse's headquarters?

    Purse's headquarters is in San Francisco California, USA
  2. How many employees does Purse have?

    Purse has 10 employees
  3. What sector does Purse operate in?

    Purse is in Blockchain
  4. Who are Purse's competitors?

    Purse's top competitors are Snapcard, BitPay, PayStand