Balaji Srinivasan

Climbing off Twitter on Scaffolds of Truth: Where Srinivasan and Benet Diverge

Vitalik Buterin, Balaji Srinivasan and Juan Benet discussed the future, pitfalls and promise of decentralized social media.

Tech  ·  23 July 2020

Former Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan Joins DeFi Blockchain Project Findora

Balaji Srinivasan, the former CTO of Coinbase, has joined Findora as a strategic adviser, as has Dan Boneh, head of Stanford's Cryptography Group.

Business  ·  14 August 2019

Ex-Coinbase CTO Is Behind Mysterious, Sources Say

"Nakamoto is bitcoin country. HODL or GTFO." Sources tell CoinDesk this is the new project from former Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan.

Markets  ·  7 August 2019

Coinbase Adds EOS to Its Crypto Education Rewards Program

Coinbase users can now get up to $10 in EOS tokens by learning about the cryptocurrency through the exchange's Earn program.

Markets  ·  2 June 2019

Coinbase CTO: Time May Be Right for Home Crypto Mining

Mining innovator Balaji Srinivasan pivoted away from that business in 2017, but now believes the time is right for a home miner.

Tech  ·  15 November 2018

The $799 Coinmine One Will Look Like an Xbox and Mint Crypto Money

A new firm called Coinmine has announced a device aimed at enthusiasts who'd like to mine crypto, but don't want to learn a new technical skill set.

Tech  ·  14 November 2018

Coinbase In Talks to Buy Bitcoin Startup

U.S. crypto exchange provider Coinbase is in talks to purchase, formerly 21.

Business  ·  23 March 2018

Meet 21 Rebrands Social Network In Shift Away from Bitcoin

21 Inc, once a maker of bitcoin mining hardware, is rebranding to emphasize its recent focus on using digital currency to power a social network.

Business  ·  30 October 2017

21 Inc Opens Bitcoin Email Service to General Public

Bitcoin startup 21 Inc is opening its '21 Lists' paid email product up to the wider public today.

Business  ·  1 May 2017

21 Adds List Feature to Bitcoin ‘LinkedIn’ Alternative

21 Inc, one of the best funded bitcoin startups, has released an update to its bitcoin-powered email app.

Business  ·  8 March 2017

Why Bitcoin Needs 21 Inc to Deliver in 2016

You may not have heard the name Balaji Srinivasan, but in 2016 the 21 Inc CEO could become synonymous with bitcoin.

Business  ·  11 January 2016

What Are People Building With 21 Inc’s Bitcoin Computer?

While it's still early days, there are a number of intriguing projects built around 21 Inc's Bitcoin Computer. CoinDesk looks at the best.

Business  ·  7 January 2016

21 Chairman Hints at Stealth Startup’s Larger Mission

21 CEO and Andreessen Horowitz partner Balaji Srinivasan hinted at his secretive company's larger mission at the second annual Bitcoin Job Fair.

Business  ·  19 April 2015