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Coinbase acqui-hires San Francisco startup Blockspring

Coinbase is continuing its push to suck up talent after the $8 billion-valued crypto business snapped up Blockspring, a San Francisco-based startup that enables developers to collect and process data

Coinbase freezes Ethereum Classic trading following attack

Coinbase is preparing to list a lot of new coins this year, but its first major piece of action in 2019 is to temporarily pause one of its existing portfolio. The exchange said it has stopped all trad

Union Square Ventures secures $429M across two new funds

USV co-founder Fred Wilson expect U.S. venture capitalists will "take a more cautious stance in 2019."

Cap table management tool Carta valued at $800M with new funding

Carta, formerly known as eShares, has raised $80 million from Meritech and Tribe Capital.

As Bitcoin sinks, industry startups are forced to cut back

Bitmain, Huobi, ConsenSys and Steemit are among the cryptocurrency startups to complete layoffs in the last month.

Earnin raises $125M to help workers track and cash out wages in real time

The fintech company has raised the funds from DST Global, Andreessen Horowitz, Spark Capital, Matrix Partners, March Capital Partners, Coatue Management and Ribbit Capital.

Coinbase’s Earn.com becomes a crypto webinar with crypto rewards

Coinbase acquired Earn.com for at least $120 million back in April. And the company now plans to transform Earn.com into Coinbase Earn, a website with educational content to learn more about cryptocur

Coinbase lets you convert one cryptocurrency into another

It’s hard to believe that you still had to convert your BTC into USD in order to buy ETH on Coinbase. The company is finally adding direct cryptocurrency-to-cryptocurrency conversions. The feature w

Opera brings a flurry of crypto features to its Android mobile browser

Crypto markets may be down, down, down, but that isn’t stopping Opera’s crypto features — first released in beta in July — from rolling out to all users of its core mobile bro

Fintech startup Plaid raises $250M at a $2.65B valuation

Mary Meeker, the author of the Internet Trends report, has led the round for Plaid via Kleiner Perkin's growth fund.

Coinbase abandons its cautious approach with plan to list up to 30 new cryptocurrencies

Coinbase is the most conservative exchange in cryptoland, largely because it operates in the U.S. under the watchful eye of the SEC. The $8 billion-valued company trades fewer than 10 cryptocurrencies

Robinhood hires CapitalG partner to lead operations

Robinhood's human resources department is keeping busy this month, announcing this morning that the zero-fee stock trading app and cryptocurrency exchange has hired CapitalG partner Gretchen Howard.

Coinbase and others invest $12.75M in project to create ‘digital security offerings’

Coinbase, the $8 billion crypto exchange giant, is one of a bevy of big-name crypto investors backing a project aimed to revolutionize the U.S. securities industry using blockchain technology. Brian

WTF is happening to crypto?

Four days ago the crypto markets were crashing hard. Now they’re crashing harder. Bitcoin, which hasn’t fallen past $6,000 for months, has dumped to $4,413.99 as of this morning, and nearl

One-year-old Bracket Capital is already an investor in Lyft, Bird, Airbnb and Coinbase

Two former private equity executives have entered the venture capital business via Bracket Capital.

Bloqboard lets you lend others your hard-earned crypto

Vitaly Bahachuk wants you to share your crypto. His company lets you lend cryptocurrency peer-to-peer via smart contract, ensuring you can send your buds some red-hot Ether and, in theory, they have t

Fortnite’s funding royale, China struggles and Coinbase gets a boost to $8 billion

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week, we missed Alex Wilhelm, who was sunning himself somewher

Coinbase is now worth more than all but three cryptocurrencies

With its shiny new $8 billion valuation, Coinbase is now worth more than all but the top three cryptocurrencies that trade on the platform. That’s right, the only cryptocurrency assets that are

Coinbase is now valued at $8B after closing new $300M round

Even in a bear market, investors see money in crypto. Crypto exchange Coinbase says it is now valued at over $8 billion after it closed a new $300 million round of funding to “accelerate the a

As Tether flails, cryptocurrency exchanges launch rival stablecoins

The promise of Tether, the digital currency pegged 1:1 to the US dollar, was that it could provide the benefits of a cryptocurrency while providing a fiat -backed peg against price fluctuations. But t
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