Two ex-Coinbase executives join Facebook

Two former Coinbase executives have joined the compliance team of social media giant, Facebook. Jeff Cartwright and Mikheil Moucharrafie joined the social media company as the policy and compliance manager and compliance officer, respectively. A veteran in the blockchain industry, Cartwright spent a bulk of the last five years at Coinbase, joining as a compliance... Continue Reading →

Crypto exchanges Welcomes Ethereum’s (ETH) Constantinople Hard Fork

Major United States cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Kraken became the latest to confirm support for Ethereum’s (ETH) Constantinople hard fork, both announcing on Twitter, Jan. 14. https://twitter.com/krakensupport/status/1084944691601252352 https://twitter.com/coinbase/status/1084876789082673153 The two major exchanges join Binance, Huobi, and OKEx in pledging to monitor the event, which will trigger at Ethereum block height 7,080,000, expected this week. As... Continue Reading →

Coinbase worth $8 Billion: Ranks Among The World’s Most Valuable Tech Startups

Following the conclusion of a new funding round, Coinbase now ranks among the world’s most valuable tech startups. The cryptocurrency exchange operator recently closed a $300 million Series E-funding round led by Tiger Global Management which gave the company a valuation of more than $8 billion, also featured participation from Y Combinator Continuity, Wellington Management, Andreessen Horowitz, and Polychain Capital.... Continue Reading →

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