Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong on Bitcoin
During this nearly two-hour conversation, they discuss the difficulties of running a large startup, cryptocurrency regulations, Coinbase's controversial Neutrino acquisition, providing analytics to government agencies with Coinbase Analytics, as Bryan Armstrong addresses some of the recent points of contention surrounding Coinbase and its services.
Coinbase is one of the largest and most established Bitcoin exchanges in the world, known for its ease of use, security, and global operations. Founded in 2012, it has become one of the most impactful crypto companies, and there are rumors that it is planning to be listed on a U.S. stock exchange later this year.
Earlier this year, Forbes called Coinbase ‘Bitcoin’s Guardian Angel’ and claimed it would make ‘crypto safe for all.’ However, this sentiment is not widely shared within the Bitcoin community, whose many members oppose financial surveillance, censorship, promotion of altcoins, and censorship.