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Bitcoin Angels, Rand Paul's Silicon Valley Visit, Bail Bonds: June 3

Bitcoin Angels, Rand Paul's Silicon Valley Visit, Bail Bonds: June 3

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A new network of investors called BitAngels has pooled $6.7 million in Bitcoin, which it plans to dole out to Bitcoin startups, Rip Empson reports. [TechCrunch]

Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul is visiting Google (GOOG), Facebook (FB), and EBay (EBAY) on a fundraising trip to California ahead of a potential run for president in 2016. Danny Yadron writes that the trip comes as Republicans woo engineering talent for upcoming campaigns. [Wall Street Journal]

Drug arrests are down and credit-card fraud is up, bail bondsman David Jakab tells Brian Montopoli. [New Yorker]

Tech publisher Tim O’Reilly offers his list of the best investors to follow on Twitter. [O'Reilly Radar]

A startup called the Muse wants to reinvent the job hunt (video). [Fox Business]

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Clark is a reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek covering small business and entrepreneurship.

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