Blockchain

Welcoming Lane Kasselman, Blockchain.com’s First Chief Business Officer

March 1st, 2021

San Francisco Bay, July 2017 Today, I’m excited to welcome Lane Kasselman, our first Chief Business Officer. Lane has been a trusted adviser to Blockchain.com for nearly 6 years and has been with the team for some of our most critical moments. As our rapidly growing company looks to scale corporate development, capital markets, partnerships, and government…

Coinbase Pre-IPO Share Soars on FTX Post S-1 Filing With the SEC

February 25th, 2021

Coinbase announced its direct listing on NASDAQ after an S-1 IPO filing with the SEC for a direct listing. The news of the public listing soared the pre-IPO shares listed on FTX, rising from $390 to over $430 in a matter of a couple of hours. Source: TradingView The pre-market valuation of Coinbase is estimated…

South Korean PC Gaming Rooms Rely on Crypto Mining to Profit During the Coronavirus Pandemic

February 25th, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has significantly hit several entertainment routines of the people worldwide, and South Korea is not an exception. PC gaming rooms had to shut down in the country, but their owners found a way to make profits during the lockdown by participating in crypto mining. A PC Bang Owner Made Over $3,000 Worth…

3 signs that showed Anthony Scaramucci Bitcoin was ready for institutional investment

February 12th, 2021

Last week we welcomed Anthony Scaramucci, founder of SkyBridge Capital and former White House Communications Director, on The Blockchain.com Podcast. While discussing his odyssey to Bitcoin, he revealed that he had been watching Bitcoin for some time, waiting for a few signs before getting into the game himself. He learned about Bitcoin back in 2014 and…

When the Game Stops

February 8th, 2021

February Market Outlook “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.” -Vladimir Ilyich Lenin We believe future historians will look back on the eye-opening events surrounding the trading of GameStop (GME) stock as extremely significant to the future evolution of financial market infrastructure. We titled this month’s market outlook “When the Game…

Crypto User Builds a Mining Rig in the Back of His BMW Hybrid Car With Six Graphic Cards

January 28th, 2021

A U.S. cryptocurrency miner installed a mining rig in a particular place with the motivation to “annoy gamers.” Simon Byrne installed the full infrastructure in the back of his BMW i8 hybrid car. Miner Is Trying to Create a ‘Crypto Utopia’ According to PC Gamer, Byrne fit six Nvidia RTX 3080s graphic cards into the…

Bullish on Stablecoins?

January 22nd, 2021

Here’s how to invest and profit on their growth via Blockchain.com Stablecoins, cryptocurrency tokens that use various mechanisms to keep their price “stably” pegged to a national currency like the US dollar, have been exploding in use lately. It’s a tool to give the user access to many of the benefits of cryptocurrency without the…

The easiest way to buy crypto is now available in Arizona

January 21st, 2021

We’re delighted to announce support for Arizona in the Blockchain.com Wallet! Starting today, users in the Grand Canyon State can now buy and sell crypto directly in their Wallet and earn up to 12% interest on their crypto holdings. Not yet signed up? Dive into the world of crypto in just a few short clicks. Sign…

Hindsight is 2020: It’s not too late to be early to crypto

January 18th, 2021

Wind at our backs, lots of growth, and the road to 1B wallets Wow, 2020. It’s hard to say anything that will address the highs, the lows, the fear, the relief, the community, and the news we all experienced. It can feel trite to try to bring it all back to your work — but we tried to…

Introducing Stacks 2.0

January 15th, 2021

Since the early days at Blockchain.com — back when we were Blockchain.info — we’ve believed in the revolutionary power of Bitcoin and its promise to empower anyone anywhere to control their own money. Last year, we partnered with Blockstack PBC to provide an airdrop of the Stacks token (STX) to our customers around the world. We’ve admired the great work…