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Shocking! Coinbase's Rocky Year Just Got Worse with CTO Departure

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In what has already proven to be an extremely challenging 12 months for Coinbase is shows no signs of respite. The crypto exchange's CTO announced his departure following roughly one year in the spot. Balaji Srinivasan broke the news on his Twitter account. He also thanked his "friend" Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong for the opportunity. 1/2 Really enjoyed my time at Coinbase working with my friend...

Coinbase CEO Tops Rihanna in Fortune's 40 Under 40 List

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The cryptocurrency industry is now having a huge impact on contemporary culture, gaining recognition not only as a part of the financial industry but as a considerable cultural and economic force in its own right. If the latest 40 Under 40 list by Fortune Magazine is anything to go by, a 24-year-old Russian-Canadian programmer from Toronto who only entered the limelight in 2013 is only marginally...

Goldman Sachs: Cryptocurrencies Getting 'Harder to Ignore'

Mainstream financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs are finally beginning to realize what forward-thinking venture capitalists have known for years: investors need to pay attention to the cryptocurrency ecosystem. A few months ago, Goldman’s hedge fund clients asked the bank to begin providing analysis on bitcoin investments. In July, chief technical analyst Sheba Jafari accurately predicted...

This Investor Is In Bitcoin and Blockchain for the Long Haul

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Adam Draper, the founder and CEO of BoostVC, a Silicon Valley accelerator focused on bitcoin, stopped by Wall Street Journal’s MoneyBeat and spoke with Paul Vigna.  Draper was an early investor in Coinbase in 2012. He discussed with Vigna, for the most part, the evolution of Bitcoin to the blockchain. This has been a dramatic change in the Bitcoin space, and one which certainly will color the...

Adam Draper's Boost VC Focuses On Bitcoin - Will Fund 20-30 New Bitcoin Companies

Boost VC, a technology startup accelerator program that accepts startups in groups called "tribes" has announced that it will be going 100% Bitcoin for the foreseeable future. In March, Adam Draper first stated his intention to help 100 Bitcoin companies through Boost VC in the next three years. Now, Boost VC CEO Adam Draper has publicized his decision to refocus Boost VC solely towards the...

Boost VC Adam Draper to Address Raleigh Bitcoin Conference (Press Release)

Adam Draper Boost VC Founder to Speak at Cryptolina bitcoin conference

RALEIGH, N.C. – Organizers of the Cryptolina Bitcoin Expo announced today that world renowned venture capitalist Adam Draper will be addressing attendees and providing advice to local startups and aspiring entrepreneurs at the event. Draper is a fourth generation venture investor who mentors startups and has invested in leading companies such as Coinbase and Practice Fusion. Draper also founded...

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