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Kings of Crypto

The story behind Coinbase’s meteoric rise will completely change what you think you know about crypto, whether you’re an active trader or new to the scene.

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Cryptocurrency has changed the way we think about money, and as with all things in tech, there are positives and negatives. Join Jeff John Roberts, tech writer and author of Kings of Crypto, as he discusses the journey of the world’s largest crypto startup, Coinbase. Roberts makes keen observations around the consequences, ups, downs, twists, and turns of what happened when a group of crypto-anarchists and a small tech startup tries to disrupt the world of high finance.
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<club-landing-h3>Background<club-landing-h3>

<club-landing-paragraph>Jeff talks about his background as a writer, his experiences reporting on bitcoin, and the financial collision that occurs when crypto-anarchists meet Wall Street bankers.<club-landing-paragraph>

<club-landing-h3>Bitcoin 101<club-landing-h3>

<club-landing-paragraph>Jeff gives an overview of bitcoin’s history and talks through the challenges of writing about cryptocurrency.<club-landing-paragraph>

<club-landing-h3>Coinbase<club-landing-h3>

<club-landing-paragraph>Jeff explains why he chose to focus on the cryptocurrency startup Coinbase and describes founder Brian Armstrong’s struggle to lead the scrappy company to success.<club-landing-paragraph>

<club-landing-h3>Crypto vs. The World<club-landing-h3>

<club-landing-paragraph>Jeff explains why cryptocurrency is a long way from entirely disrupting Wall Street and discusses regulation challenges.<club-landing-paragraph>

<club-landing-h3>The Writing Process<club-landing-h3>

<club-landing-paragraph>Jeff talks about his research and writing process, his career as a journalist, and his interest in the crypto field.<club-landing-paragraph>

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