BITCOIN EXCHANGE HARBORLY CLOSES, SEEKS ACQUIRER

cryptocoinsnews.com / ELLIOT MARAS / 21/08/2015

Harborly, a Houston, Texas-based exchange that allowed customers to buy and sell bitcoin in their local currency, has ceased trading after more than one year as the owners pursue a new opportunity. The company stated in a blog on its website that it is looking for an acquirer “with the resources to see what we started through to the end.”

“We would like to state categorically that Harborly’s shutdown has not been prompted by a hack, fraudulent activity, or by a security-related incident,” the statement noted. “While that may have been true for other firms in the Bitcoin space, this is not the case for Harborly.”

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