The Coinbase Episode

This episode opens with: “Coinbase, is that a thing?” Should Coinbase go into traditional financial services or should they go deeper down the crypto rabbit hole? Alexis says why not just build the new world order? Michael says wait, what about institutions?

This episode opens with: “Coinbase, is that a thing?”

Should Coinbase go into traditional financial services or should they go deeper down the crypto rabbit hole?

Alexis says why not just build the new world order?

Michael says wait, what about institutions? How do they keep one foot in the traditional world while gaining exposure to the cryptoeconomy?

With the IPO of Coinbase tomorrow and Alexis being one of Coinbase’s earliest investors in their initial Seed round, we thought it would only be fitting to stick to the news and discuss Coinbase’s upcoming IPO.

Coinbase, in many respects, encapsulates the intersection of Community x Capital.

We go back in time to talk about the early days of Coinbase and how the religion of crypto has led to the creation of a company whose enterprise value could now rival many of the world’s venerated financial institutions.

We had fun doing this. We hope you enjoy.
2021