Continuing its recent hiring spree, the Coinbase exchange has added Brian Brooks to its legal team as the firm’s chief legal officer. Brooks takes over from Mike Lempres. The addition of Brooks is part of Coinbase’s effort to increase its legal, compliance, and government affairs capabilities.
Caspian is a joint venture between Hong Kong-based blockchain firm Kenetic and OEMS global trading platform Tora. It provides institutional grade trade order,
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has named Michael Li as its vice president of data. Li was formerly LinkedIn’s head of analytics and data science, a position he held for seven years.
Li has focused on incorporating data into financial services, e-commerce and social networks during his career.
Coinbase is expanding its New York office in a big way, and anticipates growing to 150 employees by next year.
The move comes in a soft market for cryptocurrency. But institutional money is still watching the market and making plans, driving the move by Coinbase to grow its operations in the financial capital.
Major blockchain and crypto companies have joined forces to form the Blockchain Association, the first fully fledged lobbying group in Washington representing the blockchain industry.
The Blockchain Association’s founding members include crypto exchange Coinbase, technology startup Protocol Labs, cryptocurrency platform Circle,
Crypto exchange Coinbase is reportedly in talks with investment management firm BlackRock to create a cryptocurrency-based exchange-traded fund (ETF).
According to unnamed sources interviewed by Business Insider, Coinbase has held conversations with people from BlackRock’s blockchain working group to tap into the firm’s expertise at launching exchange-traded products.
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced that it will be rolling out a number of new British pounds (GBP) trading pairs on September 7 for UK-based customers.
Last month, Coinbase added support for GBP, which enabled faster payments with same day deposits and withdrawals from Coinbase to British bank accounts.
A recent study by crypto exchange Coinbase has found that over 40 percent of leading universities around the world offer at least one course on cryptocurrencies or blockchain.
Titled “the rise of crypto in higher education,” the study was jointly conducted by Coinbase and survey company Qriously.
As the blockchain and cryptocurrency industries grow and become more elaborate, so, too, are criminal activities getting far smarter.
Earlier this month, we saw a prominent entrepreneur lose three million tokens, allegedly because a lower-level phone store clerk conspired with a criminal organization to pass along sensitive information related to the phone number of the account holder and his SIM card.
Peer-to-peer (P2P) payments platform Ink Protocol has announced the availability of its decentralized app (dApp), Ink Pay, on Coinbase Wallet.
Ink Protocol, developed by online marketplace Listia, is a decentralized reputation and payment protocol powered by the ethereum blockchain and the protocol’s underlying currency,