Inside The Cryptocurrency Revolution | VICE on HBO

Bitcoin’s emergence as a global digital currency has been as revolutionary as it has been erratic. But while fledgling investors obsess over every fluctuation in the cryptocurrency market, nation-states are more interested in the underlying blockchain technology and its ability to revolutionize how business is done on the internet and beyond. VICE’s Michael Moynihan travels to Russia with Vitalik Buterin, inventor of the Ethereum blockchain, to get a front-row seat to the geopolitical tug of war over Internet 3.0.

What is Cryptocurrency? Easy To Understand Video

A digital or virtual currency that uses cryptography for security. A cryptocurrency is difficult to counterfeit because of this security feature. Cryptocurrencies have skyrocketed in value over the last few years. Almost everyone has heard about Bitcoin, but how many people actually know what Bitcoin is? How many people know where they come from and how they work? This video will tell you everything you need to know about cryptocurrencies in an easy to understand format.

The Coinbase Mission, Vision & Strategy

Three years ago, Brian Armstrong published the Coinbase Secret Master Plan. Though much of it still holds true today, a lot has changed in the world of crypto. This week, Coinbase hosted an open house where Brian shared an update on the mission, vision, and strategy at Coinbase. In the spirit of “default to open,” which is an important part of our culture, Brian also wanted to share that talk here. At Coinbase, our mission is to build an open financial system — that’s the work we do every day. When it comes to our vision, the kind of world we want to help create, it has become increasingly clear that what we are really working toward is increasing economic freedom, a measurable concept that can be greatly improved by the adoption of cryptocurrency. In this video, Brian defines economic freedom, talks about how crypto can increase it, and how Coinbase will contribute to this goal in the coming years.

What is Blockchain?

Is Blockchain safe? Is it the future? Can you put your money in it and expect a return? What should you do when someone offers you a chance to invest in Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies? Blockchain is the future but it’s already unfolding before our very eyes today.

Coinbase CFO Alesia Haas Discusses Crypto Challenges at Brainstorm Finance 2019

Virtual currency is appearing on the balance sheet of a growing number of companies, including traditional retailers and financial institutions. Yet cryptocurrency’s rollercoaster volatility means new challenges for handling everything from payments to taxes, and more. The CFO of America’s biggest virtual currency exchange and a blockchain-evangelizing e-commerce pioneer offer an inside account.

Patrick M. Byrne, Founder and CEO,
Alesia Haas, Chief Financial Officer, Coinbase Global Inc.
Moderator: Adam Lashinsky, FORTUNE