Coinbase Releases New Data Tools for ‘First-Time’ Crypto Investors

Coinbase is rolling out new tools to help entry-level crypto users understand what seasoned traders are up to. The exchange announced Wednesday the availability of a new suite of signaling tools. One such tool broadcasts the activity of Coinbase’s top traders. “The top holder activity signal is the percentage of Coinbase customers with large balances of an asset (top 10%) who have net increased (bought) or decreased (sold) their positions in that asset through trading over the last 24 hours,” an official Coinbase blog post explained. “This is updated approximately…

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Build a data-driven investing strategy with exclusive, unbiased trading signals Whether you’re new to crypto or a long-time HODLer, it can be confusing to sort the real news from the noise. That’s why we’re making exclusive trading data available to any Coinbase customer — for free — starting today. Trading signals are up-to-date, trusted, exclusive data only available on Coinbase.com and are meant to help our customers independently create and manage their own crypto strategy. Our goal is to provide accurate, objective measurements of cryptocurrency usage based on the aggregated…

Blockchain Firm Near Raises $12M From Coinbase Ventures, Xpring and Others

American blockchain firm Near has raised over $12 million in its Series A round from a range of high-profile investors, including Coinbase Ventures and Pantera, according to a press release on July 10. Near — a startup that develops a public, proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain focused on usability and scalability — has secured $12.1 million from industry players such as Coinbase Ventures, the investment arm of crypto exchange Coinbase, investment firm Pantera Capital, crypto hedge fund Multicoin, and Ripple’s developer ecosystem project Xpring, among others. Unlike an initial coin offering-like approach,…

Culture at Coinbase – The Coinbase Blog

“A culture is not a set of beliefs, it’s a set of actions.” — Bushido Raise the bar with every hire We over invest in finding top talent, knowing that recruiting and developing top talent is the root cause of all our success. We prefer to occasionally miss out on a good hire rather than make a bad hire (in other words we intentionally have a conservative hiring process). When deciding on a candidate, we coach interviewers to ask themselves questions like: Will this person raise the average on my…

ChainLink (LINK) Surges 75.6%, Has Google And Coinbase Support

ChainLink (Link) Surging, adds 75.6 percent Google entry and listing at Coinbase significant for Link Oracles are the future, and Google is strategically positioning itself to be a valuable source of verifiable data. By partnering with ChainLink, Link which also got a “Coinbase Effect” boost, is bullish in the long term. At spot rates, the token is up 75.6 percent from last week’s close. ChainLink Price Analysis Fundamental In the top 20, LINK is conspicuous. Not by what the token represents but because of its price performance in the last…

The United States of Crypto – The Coinbase Blog

Increasing awareness When given a list of cryptocurrencies to choose from, Coinbase research shows that 58 percent of Americans have heard of Bitcoin. People express a range of reasons for their participation, from a desire to add diversity to their investment portfolios to a deeply felt belief in the transformative potential of a secure and decentralized currency. “The most appealing thing about crypto and Bitcoin to me is the idea of a worldwide currency — that it can cross borders without having to factor in exchange rates or high transfer fees or…

Chainlink (LINK) is now available on Coinbase – The Coinbase Blog

Starting today, Coinbase supports Chainlink (LINK) at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase customers can now buy, sell, convert, send, receive, or store LINK. LINK will be available for customers in most jurisdictions, but will not initially be available for residents of the state of New York. Additional jurisdictions may be added at a later date. Chainlink (LINK) is an Ethereum token that powers the Chainlink decentralized oracle network. This network allows smart contracts on Ethereum to securely connect to external data sources, APIs, and payment…

Coinbase Releases Key Findings on Crypto Awareness and Adoption in US

Major American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase released key findings about awareness and adoption trends related to digital currency in the United States in a blog post published on June 28. Coinbase’s survey that spans the past year and 2,000 participants revealed that cryptocurrency awareness in the U.S. has continued growing, with 58% of Americans having heard about bitcoin (BTC). Of them, some expressed a desire to diversify their investment portfolios with digital currencies, were excited by crypto’s idea of a worldwide currency, or liked the absence of high transfer fees. The…

Bitwise – The Coinbase Blog

As Coinbase Custody continues toward its goal of being the world’s leading crypto-custodian, we want to highlight the innovative institutions that have chosen to join us on our journey. In this new series, we will dive into some of the companies that are helping to build the institutional cryptoeconomy, and get to know what makes them different and, importantly, how they’re thinking about the future of crypto. Bitwise: A pioneer in the crypto asset management space. Bitwise has been a leader in the world of cryptocurrency asset management ever since…

Volume on Coinbase Surpasses $1.5 Billion; Bitcoin Demand Rising?

On the day it confirmed an outage, Coinbase also registered its best daily performance since February 2018 in terms of the trading volume. The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange hosted $1.5 billion worth of trading activities on June 26, according to market data firm Nomics Crypto. The level, as shown in the chart below, was first broken to the upside in October 2017, coinciding with the beginning of an uptrend in the cryptocurrency market that would later mature into a $700 billion bull run. Cryptocurrency Volume on Coinbase Hit $1.5 Billion…