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Bitcoin Shop Appoints Alliance Advisors as Its Investor Relations Firm

SILVER SPRING, MD--(Marketwired - Mar 17, 2014) - Bitcoin Shop, Inc. ( OTCQB : BTCS ), the virtual currency ecommerce marketplace www.bitcoinshop.us, today announced the appointment of Alliance Advisors, LLC ("Alliance Advisors") as its investor relations firm. Located in New York City, Alliance Advisors is a comprehensive investor relations, market intelligence, corporate communications and strategic consulting services firm that has represented well over 300 United States publicly listed companies located in the Americas, Asia, and Europe.

Charles Allen, CEO of Bitcoin Shop, commented, "After careful consideration we are happy to begin working with the Alliance Advisors team on our financial communications strategy going forward. Their team has built an expertise in the digital currency industry, which will prove to be beneficial towards our messaging as our business and the industry continue to evolve. We look forward to working closely with their team."

Valter Pinto, Partner of Alliance Advisors, commented, "Bitcoin Shop is uniquely positioned to facilitate ecommerce shopping and offer a virtual currency marketplace for those who own Bitcoin. Today, Bitcoin Shop offers over 140,000 products with strategic plans to expand its product offerings and categories. As the supply of Bitcoin increases along with the consumer's knowledge about digital currency, we anticipate Bitcoin Shop's first-mover technology to become increasingly more valuable."

About Bitcoin Shop, Inc.:
Bitcoin Shop, Inc. operates an ecommerce website (www.bitcoinshop.us) where consumers can purchase products using virtual currency such as Bitcoin, by searching through selection of over 400 categories and over 140,000 items.
Bitcoin is a digital or virtual currency that uses a peer-to-peer network to facilitate instant payments. Bitcoin is categorized as a cryptocurrency, as it uses cryptography as a security measure. Bitcoin issuance and transactions are carried out collectively by the network, with no central authority, and allow users to make verified transfers.

Forward Looking Statements:
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