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Risky DeFi Token Yearn.Finance (YFI) to Launch on Coinbase Pro, the Platform for Professional Crypto Traders

On September 14, 2020, Coinbase Pro (for professional traders) users will be able to transfer  yearn.finance (YFI) tokens into their accounts ahead of scheduled trading. The San Francisco-based crypto exchange noted that support for YFI tokens will be available in all of its supported jurisdictions,… Read More

Ethereum Token Loopring (LRC), which Supports Non-Custodial Exchange Protocol, to Launch on Coinbase Pro

On September 14, 2020, Coinbase Pro users will have the option to transfer Loopring (LRC) tokens into their accounts ahead of trading. The exchange has confirmed that support for LRC tokens will be available in all of its supported jurisdictions, except New York State due… Read More

USDC Now on Algorand Bringing “Major Scalability and Performance Improvements”

The Centre Consortium has announced that USD Coin or USDC is now using Algorand – the second major blockchain after Ethereum to offer native support for the stablecoin. The Centre Consortium was founded by Circle and Coinbase – the creators of USDC which was announced… Read More

Ethereum Token UMA for Financial Contracts and Synthetic Assets, with $1.26 Billion Market Cap, to be Listed by Coinbase Pro

On September 4, 2020, Coinbase Pro users will be able to transfer UMA cryptocurrency tokens into their accounts ahead of scheduled trading. Support for the UMA digital currency will be available in all of the digital asset exchange’s supported jurisdictions, however, New York State residents… Read More

Fintech 250 List from Leading Business Analytics Firm Features 32 Unicorns including Affirm, Coinbase, Robinhood, Among Many Other Multinationals

CB Insights, a private New York based firm with a business analytics platform and database that offers market intelligence on private companies and investor activities, recently published its Fintech 250 (2020), which is its annual ranking of what it considers the “top” private global Fintech… Read More

Coinbase Pro to Add Celo (CELO), a Cryptocurrency Used by Platform that Makes it Easier to Send, Receive Stablecoins using Smartphones

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase is planning to add Celo (CELO), the native digital currency of an open-source platform that aims to make financial tools accessible to anyone with a smartphone or mobile device. Celo will only be offered on Coinbase Pro, which is the… Read More

Coinbase Welcomes Marc Andreessen & Gokul Rajaram to the Board

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase announced on Monday it has welcomed Marc Andreessen, the Co-Founder and Operating Partner of Andreessen Horowitz, and Gokul Rajaram, Executive at DoorDash to its board of directors. Along with Andreessen and Rajaram joining the Board, Coinbase revealed two Board contributors will be… Read More

Coinbase Appoints Marcus Hughes As General Manager for Europe

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase recently announced it has appointed Marcus Hughes as the new General Manager for its European division. According to Coinbase, Hughes served as General Counsel for the crypto platform’s international operations and in his upcoming role, he will be responsible for continuing to… Read More

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Claims Apple has been “Very Restrictive and Hostile” to Cryptocurrency

Brian Armstrong, CEO at San Francisco-based Coinbase, a leading digital asset exchange, claims that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has been “very restrictive and hostile” to cryptocurrency during the past few years. Armstrong says that Apple is “still blocking some functionality right now, including the ability to… Read More

Coinbase Pro Adds Numeraire (NMR), a Hedge-Fund that Crowdsources Predictive Trading Algorithms and Holds Regular Competitions to Reward Data Scientists

Numeraire (NMR) is a hedge-fund that crowdsources predictive-trading algorithms while holding weekly competitions. As explained by Gemini, Numeraire aims to redefine prediction-model-building by carrying out weekly tournaments that reward data scientists for creating “high-performing” trading models. Data scientists provide prediction models developed on top of… Read More

Here’s What Digital Asset Exchange Coinbase Checks Before Listing New Ethereum or ERC-20 Compliant Tokens

The (Ethereum) ERC-20 token standard has become the most widely-used way to issue digital assets and assign cryptocurrency or blockchain protocol voting rights on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain, the world’s largest platform for building decentralized applications (dApps). Crypto exchange Coinbase notes that when assessing an… Read More

Coinbase Is Planning to Let Certain US based Customers Borrow Cash Using Bitcoin (BTC)

US-based digital asset exchange Coinbase claims that it was launched to offer “a reliable, trusted, and safe bridge” for consumers interested purchasing and selling cryptocurrency. Coinbase says it aims to offer the best investing experience for its clients. The exchange is now providing new investing… Read More

At least 67 Fintech Unicorns Operating Globally, with North America Leading the Way, and Asian, European Markets Growing Fast

There are now at least 67 FIntech unicorns, globally, that are valued at a combined $244.6 billion, according to a recently published infographic by CBInsights which shows that North America, particularly the US, is home to some of the world’s largest Fintechs. Fintech unicorns are… Read More

Coinbase Claims Batching Bitcoin (BTC) Transactions Helped Customers Save 75% on their Cryptocurrency Trades

San Francisco based crypto exchange Coinbase recently revealed how batching payments has benefited its customers, and also helped improve its internal operations. In March 2020, Coinbase announced that it had introduced Bitcoin (BTC) transaction batching. The exchange claims: “Since launching, we have batched 100% of… Read More

BitPay Announces Expansion of Integration with Coinbase; Enables Instant, No Fee Blockchain Payments

  Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Tuesday it has expanded its integration with cryptocurrency platform Coinbase to enable instant, no fee blockchain payments. BitPay claims that the upgrade makes it easier for Coinbase users to spend crypto including USD Coin, Bitcoin, Ethereum and… Read More

Coinbase Appoints Former Lyft & Google Executive Manish Gupta As Vice President of Engineering

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase announced on Monday it has appointed Manish Gupta as its new Executive Vice President of Engineering. Coinbase reported that Gupta joins its team from Lyft, where he served as Vice President of Engineering for the past two years. He previously was employed… Read More

Tagomi Co-Founder Greg Tusar Named Vice President of Institutional Products At Coinbase

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase announced earlier this week it has appointed Greg Tusar, Co-Founder of U.S.-based institutional crypto brokerage platform Tagomi, as its new Vice President of Institutional Products. The appointment comes just a couple of months after Coinbase acquired Tagomi.  According to Coinbase, Tusar brings more… Read More

Coinbase Pro to Add Band Protocol (BAND), a Cross-Chain Data Oracle Platform Connecting External Data to Smart Contracts

Band Protocol (BAND), a cross-chain data oracle platform that aggregates and connects real-world data and APIs to blockchain based smart contracts, is preparing to launch on Coinbase Pro, a digital asset exchange for professional traders. The Coinbase team notes that on August 10, 2020, customers… Read More

Coinbase Considering Listing Ampleforth, Blockstack, Hedera Hashgraph, Kava, The Graph, Other Digital Assets

San Francisco based crypto exchange Coinbase says it plans to provide support for all assets that meet its technical standards and guidelines, which adhere to applicable laws and regulations. Coinbase notes that eventually, it expects its clients, throughout the world, to have access to at… Read More

Coinbase Now Claims 35 Million+ Customers, as New Fintech Players Enter the Digital Asset Brokerage Business

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase has reportedly grown its customer base to over 35 million retail and institutional digital asset investors. The Coinbase team noted in their Crypto H1 2020 report that the digital asset investor market has been maturing and growing steadily with many… Read More

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