Category: Coinbase

Coinbase hires former SEC counsel to serve as senior public policy manager

Coinbase hires former SEC counsel to serve as senior public policy manager

Crypto exchange Coinbase has hired a Securities and Exchange Commission official as its senior public policy manager. Thaya Knight was, until this month, counsel to SEC commissioner Elad Roisman. Roisman stepped down from his position on Friday, a move that came two years before the scheduled end of his term.  “Friday was my last day […]

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Crypto stock plunge could pump the brakes on IPO and deal market

Crypto stock plunge could pump the brakes on IPO and deal market

“Being a public company seems like a total blast.” Barry Silbert, chief executive of crypto power-house DCG, was of course sarcastic in his January 21 tweet; it’s been a brutal period for publicly traded companies in the digital asset market amid the ongoing rout in liquid tokens.  Shares in Robinhood, the popular brokerage app company, […]

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Coinbase Partners With Mastercard to Make NFT Purchase Easy

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has teamed up with payment processing giant Mastercard to simplify purchasing non-fungible tokens. According to an official blog post today, Coinbase is planning to make it easier for newcomers to join the booming NFT market by employing a similar strategy as it did with its cryptocurrency exchange. Despite the growth of […]

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Pakistani Bank Asks Customers to Avoid Conducting Crypto Transactions

Pakistani Bank Asks Customers to Avoid Conducting Crypto Transactions

A major bank in Pakistan has reportedly asked its customers to avoid conducting cryptocurrency transactions. Bank Alfalah’s action came shortly after the State Bank of Pakistan, the country’s central bank, submitted a report to the Sindh High Court recommending a complete ban on cryptocurrency. Bank Alfalah Asks Customers to Avoid Conducting Crypto Transactions Pakistani Bank […]

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Coinbase Acquires Fairx Exchange to Make Derivatives Market Approachable for Millions of Retail Customers

Coinbase Acquires Fairx Exchange to Make Derivatives Market Approachable for Millions of Retail Customers

Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has acquired a regulated derivatives trading platform. Coinbase plans to make the derivatives market more approachable to millions of its retail customers. Coinbase Plans to Offer Crypto Derivatives to All US Customers Nasdaq-listed crypto exchange operator Coinbase announced Wednesday that it has acquired Fairx, a regulated derivatives trading platform. Fairx is […]

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Coinbase Becomes Sponsor-A-Scholar Partner of Yield Guild Games (YGG)

Coinbase Becomes Sponsor-A-Scholar Partner of Yield Guild Games (YGG)

Yield Guild Games – a game community in the play-to-earn field – obtained support from the US cryptocurrency platform Coinbase. The partnership between the two entities should bring more assets available for scholarships. In addition, Coinbase announced it will soon acquire FairX – a CFTC-regulated derivatives exchange. The deal is considered a turning point for […]

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Coinbase insiders sold over $40 million in COIN during December selloff, SEC data shows

Coinbase insiders sold over $40 million in COIN during December selloff, SEC data shows

Coinbase, the first crypto exchange to issue stock publicly in the U.S., has had a rocky couple of months. Government data reveals that company insiders and early investors have been part of a significant selloff.  Per beneficial ownership data gathered by the Securities and Exchange Commission and easier to browse on Dataroma, major players sold […]

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Coinbase Shares Predictions on Future of Ethereum Scalability, Metaverse, Defi, NFTs

Coinbase Shares Predictions on Future of Ethereum Scalability, Metaverse, Defi, NFTs

Coinbase’s chief product officer has shared some predictions for 2022 regarding Ethereum’s scalability, the metaverse, decentralized finance (defi), non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and more. 2022 Predictions by Coinbase’s Executive Coinbase’s chief product officer, Surojit Chatterjee, shared last week 10 predictions of what the crypto industry holds in 2022. The predictions cover a range of crypto topics, […]

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Coinbase Chief Brian Armstrong Purchased Luxury $133M Estate in LA

Cryptocurrency executives are tapping the real-estate market. The latest one to do so is none other than Coinbase’s Brian Armstrong, who just bought a lavish Bel-Air property from Japanese entrepreneur Hideki Tomita that was previously owned by Seagram Heiress Ellen Bronfman. Brian Armstrong’s Costly Affair in LA According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, […]

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