Tagged: coinbase

Congressional Hearing on Cryptocurrencies & ICOs Provides Perspective from Legislators & Industry Advocates

Today, during a hearing by the House Financial Services Committee, subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment, representatives queried industry participants on the topic of “Examing the Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.” Crypto is a hot item of discussion on Capitol Hill. Both regulators and elected officials… Read More

Coinbase Receives e-Money License from UK Financial Conduct Authority, Opens an Account with Barclays

Coinbase, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has received an e-money license from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). This will enable Coinbase to offer payments in the UK while supporting the UK’s Faster Payments Scheme. Simultaneously, Coinbase has partnered with Barclays… Read More

House Financial Services Committee Updates on March 14th Hearing on Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings

As Crowdfund Insider shared last week, the House Financial Services Committee, Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment will hold a hearing entitled “Examining Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.” The Hearing will take place at Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC but the proceedings will… Read More

TradeStation forms Partnership with GDAX to Provide Crypto Data

TradeStation, an online broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, will now provide clients with real-time market data for four cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin. The new service is due to a partnership with GDAX, part of the Coinbase family of companies. TradeStation says… Read More

Accredited Investors Only: Coinbase Announces Crypto Index Fund

Diversification is key for any investment portfolio. When investing in equities, some people believe that 30 stocks and provide a better risk adjusted return over time. The same can be said for purchasing a basket of cryptocurrencies. Coinbase, one of the largest crypto exchanges in… Read More

Look Out PayPal: Coinbase Now Powering Payments in Digital Currency

Coinbase, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has launched Coinbbase Commerce, a payments platform that allows merchants to accept digital currency anywhere, anytime. Recently Stripe, a popular payments processor, announced it would stop accepting Bitcoin as payments so Coinbases announcement is timely…. Read More

Certain Banks are Blocking Credit Card Transactions on Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Coinbase, one of the largest Bitcoin exchanges in the world, tweeted out last week that certain credit card issuers were blocking transactions on its exchange. These bank based cards included; JPM Chase, Bank of America, Citi and Capital One. So what’s up with that? Well,… Read More

Coinbase Introduces Open Source Fund: A Little $ Help for Some Friends

Coinbase has launched the Coinbase Open Source Fund from which we’ll be donating $2500 each month to open source projects. According to its blog, Coinbase also began “as a humble Rails project” and has relied  on open source software to build its systems and products. “As… Read More

NODE40 Provides Tax Compliance to Cryptocurrency, Now Supports Coinbase Users

Bitcoin Tax Software NODE40 has announced it can now support Coinbase users in time for the April tax deadline (US). NODE40 is targeting Coinbase’s 13+ million users and the fact they must report capital gains and losses for their crypto trades during 2017. During 2017,… Read More

Follow that Unicorn! Coinbase Nabs $1B Revenue during 2017

Coinbase, co-founded by Brian Armstrong and Fred Ehrsam, provides support for Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin in 32 countries, with over 10 million customers served and over $50B in digital currency exchanged. Now the six year-old digital wallet and crypto-exchange Coinbase has reportedly crossed $1 billion in revenue… Read More

KNO-MO?   The Seemingly Small (Yet Actually Chasmic) Gap Between Crypto Knowledge & Crypto Capability

Oh the excitement!  Oh the frustration! Each day, more and more people are becoming aware of digital tokens generally, and an ever increasing number of them have begun the journey into purchasing some of those tokens.  But a lack of mechanical technological know-how may leave… Read More

Coinbase Says No Dice to Listing Other Cryptos for Now, Ripple Dips on Statement

Coinbase, one of the largest crypto exchanges in the world, published a post yesterday saying they have not made any decision to add any additional digital assets to either GDAX or Coinbase. The statement by Coinbase effectively squashed rumors that Ripple would soon be listed… Read More

Coinbase: Bitcoin Price Increase Creates Stress on Our Systems

Coinbase had probably its biggest week ever as the price of Bitcoin shot through the roof last week. While the price of Bitcoin has settled down a bit at around $16,000 (for now), the the rapid rise of BTC was joined by extreme volatility as… Read More

Coinbase Becomes Top Download in Apple App Store

Coinbase has become a huge beneficiary from the euphoria surrounding the rapid rise in the price of Bitcoin. Although there are plenty of wallets and exchanges out there, the San Francisco based operation is one of the biggest and certainly best known way to invest… Read More

Coinbase Struggles to Keep Up with Bitcoin Demand

The rapid rise in the price of Bitcoin has caused an increase in interest in Coinbase – one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges and wallets in the world. Having exchanged over $50 billion in crypto – you would think the tech stack could keep up…. Read More

Coinbase Must Hand Over Account Info to IRS for Users that Transacted $20,000 or More in Crypto

Coinbase has received a judgement by the US District Court of Northern California ordering it to hand over all account information to the IRS for any transaction with the equivalent of $20,000 or more during the years 2013 to 2015. In the case United States… Read More

The Price of Bitcoin Rockets Past $10,000 – Can the Price of Bitcoin Go Higher ?

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has been on an absolute hyperbolic ascent this past year. Yesterday, Bitcoin topped $10,000 and currently stands over $11,0000. One year ago, Bitcoin was priced at around $730. Think about that for a moment. IF you had purchased Bitcoin last… Read More

CME Launches Bitcoin Futures, People Rush In

Alistair Milne, a crypto guru who runs the Altana Digital Currency Fund, put together a google doc that indicates robust interest in cryptocurrency following the announcement by the CME Group it would launch Bitcoin Futures in Q4 of 2017. The CME Group, the largest derivatives… Read More

Unicorn Alert! Coinbase Raises $100 Million

Digital wallet and crypto-exchange Coinbase has raised $100 million in a Series D funding round led by well known VCs including IVP plus Spark Capital, Greylock Partners, Battery Ventures, Section 32 and Draper Associates. Having now exchanged over $25 billion in digital coin, Coinbase is becoming… Read More

Will Banks Soon Be Offering Cryptocurrency Services?

More and more banks might soon be adopting cryptocurrencies into the services they offer, according to an article published on CoinDesk this week. A Controversial Technology Cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin and Ether, have been a contentious topic lately. Because of the relative lack of regulations covering cryptocurrencies, many… Read More