Charlie Shrem launches new blockchain venture

If early bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem’s newest venture (his first since his release from prison earlier this year) goes to plan, the results could offer new – and unusual – ways for digital currency users to invest. Called Intellisys Capital, the startup (co-founded by CEO Jason Granger) intends to offer a private equity investment portfolio in which tokens representing shares in a portfolio of “middle market companies” are issued on the ethereum blockchain. Read more: