The richest people in cryptocurrency – Updated Apr 7, 2020

Mainly populated by Cofounders and CEOs, the Forbes cryptocurrency rich list details those who have made their millions from crypto. Explore the table below to see who made the list. Chris Larsen 57 $7.5 billion – $8 billion Cofounder, Ripple Joseph Lubin 53 $1 billion – $5 billion Cofounder, Ethereum. Founder, Consensys Changpeng Zhao 41 […]

Crypto at the Crossroads in 2020: History in the Making

What’s next for the cryptocurrency world? This year has proven to be significant for many reasons. One of them being the COVID-19 pandemic that is supposed to have originated in a market in Wuhan, China. By March 11, the virus already spread to more than 100 countries and was declared a pandemic by the World […]

DeFi Protocol Compound Pumps After Coinbase Listing, COMP Prices Double

Like other coins that have been listed on Coinbase, Compound is trending up following its listing announcement. Key Takeaways Coinbase Pro revealed its preparing to list Compound on its retail platform on June 22. The announcement saw a significant number of investors buy COMP in anticipation of the listing. In the last few hours, this […]

Coinbase Offers US Feds New Crypto Surveillance Tools

Coinbase is getting in on the government blockchain analytics game. The behemoth cryptocurrency exchange has initiated procurement deals with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for a cryptocurrency investigations tool called “Coinbase Analytics,” according to publicly available documents. The Block first reported on the prospective deals Friday. Coinbase Analytics has […]

Coinbase is running an OMG airdrop for Ethereum holders

Coinbase customers that have held Ethereum in their accounts since July 2017 can expect a digital treat in the form of OmiseGo to make up for a lost airdrop. In brief Coinbase is airdropping OmiseGo coins to long-time Ethereum holders Coinbase users who held ETH as of July 7, 2017 will receive coins Coinbase users […]

Blockchain Bites: Google Validates Theta, Coinbase and BitGo Eye Crypto Prime Brokerage

Google is teaming up with Theta Labs to help the video delivery network onboard users through Google Cloud. As part of the partnership, the tech giant is assisting Theta with its Mainnet 2.0 launch, and will become the platform’s fifth validator. Polkadot is now live following the mining of its first “chain candidate’s” genesis block. Polkadot will first launch […]

Indian Crypto Exchange CoinDCX Raises $2.5M From Polychain Capital, Coinbase Ventures

India’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, CoinDCX, has secured a $2.5 million strategic investment led by Polychain Capital with support from Coinbase Ventures. The investment aims to reinforce the exchange’s efforts to drive cryptocurrency adoption in the country after a major legal victory in March. CoinDCX’s #TryCrypto campaign seeks to bring the total number of crypto users […]

JPMorgan Is Now Banking for Bitcoin Exchanges Coinbase, Gemini

JPMorgan Chase & Co. agreed to take on two Bitcoin exchanges as banking clients in a move that shows the company getting more comfortable with an industry its top leader once spurned. The firm added Coinbase Inc. and Gemini Trust Co. as banking customers in its corporate and investment bank in April, and will primarily […]

China Fortune Financial : BHD Submits Application for Digital Token Offering to Coinbase

BHD has submitted a listing application to Coinbase. BHD’s STO application with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was approved on March 30th. The application to Coinbase is the first SEC-approved STO (security token offering) project to be submitted, which may accelerate BHD’s entry onto the Coinbase Exchange. Coinbase provides varying levels of support […]

EOS Launch New DeFi Platform After Coinbase Doles $1M Into Ethereum-Based DeFi

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) The wave of Decentralized Finance (DeFi) or Open Finance movement has been on the increase since its emergence, standing as a dwarf on the shoulder of the giant cryptocurrency to offer brighter promises. The latest news that Coinbase doled $1.1 million in USDC into two […]

Singapore Grants Crypto License Exemptions to Ripple and Coinbase

How To Choose An ICO To Invest In New ICOs (OTC) Several crypto companies have been granted a license exemption in Singapore for a limited period. These include the Singaporean entities of Ripple, Coinbase, Binance, Gemini and others. Singapore has recently adopted specific crypto legislation (Payment Services Act) in January 2020. The Monetary Authority of Singapore […]

Coinbase Card Now Works With Google Pay

Card users can now pay with crypto on their Google Pay-enabled devices. Coinbase Card, the company’s Visa debit card that lets customers in the UK and Europe spend crypto as effortlessly as a typical debit card tied to a bank account, is now available on Google Pay. A fast, secure way to pay using your […]

French bank refuses to allow customers to use Coinbase

France is pretty liberal when it comes to digital currencies. It’s one of the very few countries that has openly asserted that it should be viewed as money and has established rules for the Bitcoin industry that it would like to see all of the European Union adopt. It’s a little surprising, then, that a […]

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Just Revealed A Big Catalyst For Crypto’s Growth From 50 Million Users To 5 Billion

Crypto has crossed to an exciting tipping point. Whilst in the past it was mostly used by darknet criminals, crypto has now acquired a well-nigh universal appeal. It has become the go-to financial instrument for people in economically-struggling countries as well as to smart money investors like hedge funds and asset managers. At the moment, […]

Coinbase joins JVCEA as part of Japan license bid

American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has continued its quest for an operating license in Japan and in its latest move, it has joined a local self-governing body. Coinbase joined the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) as a second-class member. Japan has been one of the most advanced crypto markets in the world, with the Japanese […]

Visa Is Teaming Up With Coinbase To Issue Bitcoin, Ethereum and XRP Debit Cards

Crypto users have long yearned for a way to ease the use of cryptos. That prayer was answered in the form of the introduction of crypto ATMs, precisely Bitcoin ATMs. Other cryptos are yet to have such backing. However, a crypto ATM doesn’t quite accomplish what a simple debit card can, and shrewd entities like […]

Visa Approves US Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinbase As Principal Member

The leading cryptocurrency exchange in the United States, Coinbase, has been approved as the very first “pure-play” crypto-related company to become a Visa principal member. Supposedly, this would allow the exchange to further improve its customer experience. Coinbase Becomes Visa Principal Member According to an official release, the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange has managed to […]

Coinbase Under Fire for Charging 25% Commission for Tezos Staking

Coinbase is charging people 25 percent to stake Tezos (XTZ) on its platform, which has left many users outraged and demanding answers. Staking has become more popular in the cryptocurrency world, but exchanges are apparently asking for a bigger piece of the rewards. Despite Coinbase being among the largest, most trusted exchanges in the entire […]

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