SecondMarket Inc., the private shares marketplace, will make up for the volume it loses when Facebook Inc. goes public by adding to the companies whose shares it handles, Chief Executive Officer Barry Silbert said.
With the shutdown of Tokyo-based Mt. Gox, once the world’s largest exchange for digital currency transactions, other companies in the Bitcoin universe worked to defend the nascent industry’s reputation.
Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc., which processed $7.4 trillion in purchases last year, are among leading payments networks that devote thousands of words in filings to every perceived threat to their business. “Bitcoin” isn’t one of them.