Square to create new bitcoin-focused business

A Bitcoin (virtual currency) logo is pictured on a door in an illustration picture taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris May 27, 2015. British authorities have come out in support of digital currencies in the name of promoting financial innovation, while proposing that regulations should be drawn up to prevent their use in crime. But it is technophiles who are leading the drive to make London a real-world hub for trade in web-based “cryptocurrencies”, of which bitcoin is the original and still most popular. Picture taken May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

July 15 (Reuters) – Fintech company Square Inc (SQ.N) is creating a new business focused on bitcoin , Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey said in a tweet on Thursday.

The new company will focus on building an open developer platform with the goal of making it easy to create decentralized financial services. (https://bit.ly/3wJcFuv)

“Its (new business) name is TBD,” Dorsey tweeted but did not…

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