Chia in the News

Energy saving Bitcoin rival Chia raises from A16Z, plans mini-IPO

Chia has just raised a $3.395 million seed round led by AngelList’s Naval Ravikant and joined by Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock and more.

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Upcoming Cryptocurrency Chia Aims To Challenge Bitcoin’s Throne

Issues of scalability, volatility, and speed have plagued Bitcoin, slowing the promise it once showed. But, a promising startup called Chia Network aims to capitalize what the flagship cryptocurrency started.

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The founder of BitTorrent is on a quest to develop an eco-friendly cryptocurrency

I’m standing in the lobby of a skyscraper in San Francisco’s financial district to meet a man who thinks he can fix Bitcoin...

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Bitcoin Veteran, BitTorrent Creator, Makes An Eco-Friendly Cryptocurrency

Some of the bitcoin community’s most experienced developers are creating a more eco-friendly type of cryptocurrency. There’s no word yet if the new San Francisco-based startup, Chia Network, will launch the chia token in 2018 with an initial coin offering.

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BitTorrent Inventor Announces Eco-Friendly Bitcoin Competitor Chia

A bitcoin transaction wastes as much electricity as it takes to power an American home for a week, and legendary coder Bram Cohen wants to fix that. And considering he invented the ubiquitous peer-to-peer file transfer protocol BitTorrent, you should take him seriously.

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What Is Chia? — BitTorrent Inventor Announces His “Green” Bitcoin Competitor

While cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin might be all the rage today, they’re criticised for their heavy consumption of energy. The more energy you use with the help of a powerful hardware, the more cryptocurrency you can mine...

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BitTorrent Creator’s Chia Could ‘Fix’ Bitcoin With Own Altcoin By Late 2018

BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen has debuted his “solution” to Bitcoin which he says resolves “centralization problems” with the virtual currency.

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Chia Network – BitTorrent Bram Cohen’s Green Cryptocurrency?

BitTorrent inventor and legendary coder Bram Cohen has launched a new company called Chia Network. That network aims to create a cryptocurrency to compete with bitcoin.

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A Greener Cryptocurrency From Bittorrent Inventor, Bram Cohen

The inventor of Bittorrent has now turned his attention to blockchain technology and building a greener Bitcoin called Chia. Bram Cohen released Bittorrent to the world in 2004, but, in early 2017, he stepped away from the company he built to focus on blockchain technology.

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