Long on Bitcoin: Perseus and Atlas ATS Burnish Digital Currency, Target Market-Makers

Popular trepidations notwithstanding, Bitcoin's capital markets interest is rising for shops like Fort Hill Capital. Above, Fort Hill founder Alec Petro.

Perseus’ Digital Currency Initiative (DCI) was recently established to implement standards by which Bitcoin (BTC) should be supplied to the trading community. Already with $2 million revenue a little over a month after official launch, DCI is now officially online with Atlas, an ATS using a matching engine across traditional asset classes that works at a speed of 30 millionths of a second (30µs), and which has been working on Bitcoin since April of last year.

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