Some big venture capitalists are jumping aboard the Bitcoin-bandwagon and investing in Coinbase with hopes that the digital currency exchange becomes the next generation version of MasterCard and VisaIn this segment of The Motley Fool’s financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss the investment and why this type of funding is crucial the acceptance of Bitcoin and other digital currencies.


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