Coinbase Acquires Earn.com Project

Earn’s co-founder and CEO will join Coinbase as the company’s first Chief Technology Officer
17 April 2018   658

On April 16, Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange has announced the acquisition of another startup they found promising. Earn.com is a projects which is developing an app which should allow senders to pay users in digital currency for replying to emails and completing tasks.

A week ago we reported about the launch of Coinbase Ventures, whose goal is to help the most compelling companies to flourish, and yesterday we found out that Coinbase buys the open source, decentralized application and wallet, Cipher Browser.

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Moreover, along with Earn.com acquisition, Coinbase also welcomed Earn’s co-founder and CEO, Balaji Srinivasan, who will join Coinbase as the company’s first Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Over the last several years, the primary way most people have obtained cryptocurrency is through buying it, with many of these transactions facilitated by Coinbase. With this acquisition, we allow users to also earn crypto by doing things they already know how to do — like replying to emails and filling out surveys.
 

Earn.com announcement

For the users of Earn.com, everything will continue as before in the short term, with one exception as Earn.com has put the token launch on the back burner and plans to focus on integrating with Coinbase’s infrastructure and scaling up the service.

Coinbase to Join Forces with Caspian

Coinbase hopes to attract big players with Caspian's tools
25 September 2018   108

Representatives of the platform for the cryptocurrency assets management Caspian announced a partnership with Coinbase. This is reported in the company's blog.

Caspian will provide Coinbase with a wide range of tools for cryptotrading, aimed at institutional investors. The platform will also assist financial institutions interested in working with digital assets.

We’re delighted to cement this important partnership with Coinbase, which will see one of the world’s leading digital currency trading venues join forces with one of the most exciting emerging crypto platforms. Our goal at Caspian has always been to make it is as frictionless as possible for professional traders and investors to trade and manage portfolios of cryptocurrencies in order to drive exponential growth in this market and we’re delighted that Coinbase shares this vision.
 

Robert Dykes

CEO, Caspian

The partnership will involve such products for institutional investors as Coinbase Prime, Coinbase Custody and the Coinbase Institutional Coverage Group support service.

According to the director of institutional sales of Coinbase, the set of Caspian's tools will give traders access to extensive historical market data and a pool of liquidity Coinbase.