Brian Armstrong

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Rallies Ahead of $50K Resistance

Bitcoin rallied after Coinbase announced it will add crypto to its balance sheet.

Markets  ·  20 August 2021

Tesla’s Musk Urges Lawmakers Weighing Infrastructure Bill’s Tax Provision Not to Pick Crypto ‘Winners or Losers’

The car company's CEO responded via Twitter to a thread by Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong, who has been critical of the tax provision and a late amendment to it.

People  ·  7 August 2021

Fed’s Powell May Have Met With Coinbase CEO in May

Brian Armstrong is listed on the central bank's calendar, public records show.

News  ·  2 July 2021
Crypto Taxes

Coinbase CEO Armstrong Lobbies US Lawmakers as Crypto Scrutiny Ramps Up

Armstrong said he visited Capitol Hill to network and help answer questions about crypto.

News  ·  18 May 2021

Coinbase CEO Sold $291.8M in Shares on Opening Day

The amount represents roughly 1.5% of his holdings.

News  ·  17 April 2021

What Coinbase’s Rise Says to the World

Coinbase's listing on Nasdaq sends a powerful signal of legitimacy to the U.S. crypto community, as well as to the crypto-curious in the traditional financial sector.

Policy & regulation  ·  13 April 2021

CEOs of Coinbase, FTX and Binance Top Blockchain Billionaire’s List

According to Hurun Report's 2020 ranking, there are 17 blockchain billionaires, 11 of whom were new additions in 2020.

People  ·  4 March 2021

Coinbase CEO Armstrong’s Net Worth Is Between $7B and $15B: Report

The Coinbase CEO is among the world’s 500 richest people, per Bloomberg.

News  ·  27 February 2021

Coinbase Paid CEO Armstrong $60M in 2020 – Including $1.8M for ‘Personal Security’

The 38-year-old tech CEO received nearly $60 million in total compensation last year.

News  ·  25 February 2021

Coinbase CEO Pens Words of Caution to Crypto Newcomers

Brian Armstrong provided words of warning to new cryptocurrency investors amid bitcoin's latest climb to fresh all-time highs.

News  ·  17 December 2020

Coinbase CEO: Trump Administration May ‘Rush Out’ Burdensome Crypto Wallet Rules

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong publicly voiced concern that the outgoing Trump Administration may ram through onerous new data-collection requirements for crypto exchanges.

Policy & regulation  ·  26 November 2020

Coinbase’s Global Marketing Head Latest to Join Mass Exit

Global Marketing Head John Russ is the latest in a string of departures from the crypto exchange over recent weeks.

Business  ·  16 October 2020

Serena Williams Looks to Have Dropped Coinbase Investment After Activism Row

Williams' venture firm no longer displays Coinbase in its portfolio.

Business  ·  13 October 2020

Coinbase VP of Business and Data Will Leave Over Mission Statement

In a LinkedIn post, Vice President of Business and Data Dan Yoo announced he is leaving the company after CEO Brian Armstrong's blog post saying the company was moving in an ‘apolitical’ direction and later offered a severance package for employees who disagreed.

News  ·  9 October 2020

5% of Coinbase Employees Take Severance Offer Over ‘Apolitical’ Stance

Sixty of Coinbase’s 1,200 employees have accepted the exit package offered by CEO Brian Armstrong, according to a memo obtained by CoinDesk.

Business  ·  8 October 2020