tibit is one of the most interesting and challenging start-ups I have had dealings with over the past year. A couple of weeks back I spent the day with 3 of their team, Justin, Iain and Rosemin, helping to man their stall at Wordcamp, a festival and celebration of all things WordPress related.
Regular readers and subscribers may be aware that Haggerston Times has become “tibbable”! This means that visitors can choose to make small donations via the “tibdit” WordPress widget I have installed and which you can see displayed in the top right hand corner of my screen. Cool, huh?
Ok, so we are living in the age of austerity. We were warned about it! The bankers got greedy and the rest is history, or at least the rest of us were history as far as the bankers were concerned! The public sector shrunk,
tib: noun: a small online payment, typically around 15p (25¢), sent by a tibber to a tibbee, either as payment for access to content or a service, or as a gratuity.
If you were to ask most investment professionals to explain the difference between bitcoin, lowercase, and Bitcoin, upper case, they would probably stare at you blankly.
The true entrepreneur will always keep their ear to the ground, hoping to spot and exploit the latest trends, be they social, financial, economic or occasionally all three wrapped into one. Bitcoin is one such phenomenon, with its quasi mythical origins, ground breaking software, and fairly obvious potential,