Concerned about the potential for a digital-era bank run, the Treasury Department is working on an oversight framework for the fast-growing sector.
The boom in companies offering cryptocurrency loans and high-yield deposit accounts is disrupting the banking industry and leaving regulators scrambling to catch up.
The founder of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, needs investors for the company’s U.S. unit after a recent venture capital deal fell through — a setback that cost him a C.E.O.
Companies behind digital currencies are rushing to hire well-connected lobbyists, lawyers and consultants as the battle over how to regulate them intensifies.
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have gone from curiosity to punchline to viable investment, making them almost impossible to ignore — for better or worse.
Gary Gensler, the new S.E.C. chairman, wants to improve corporate disclosure and regulate digital assets better. But a lot awaits him already.
The company’s stock market arrival establishes Bitcoin and other digital currencies in the traditional financial landscape. It also elevates a technology with astonishing environmental costs.
With acceptance from traditional investors, a profitable start-up that eases transactions is offering proof of the industry’s staying power.
The idea that regulation chills activity in new markets is intuitive, but not always accurate. Sometimes the opposite is true.
Times are flush for young tech companies like Stripe and Coinbase, which are having a moment as they upend the financial establishment.
As Coinbase prepares to be the first major cryptocurrency company to go public, it is struggling with basic customer service, users said.
The company has benefited in the pandemic as people turn to online shopping. It is now the most valuable start-up in the U.S.
Each market frenzy seems crazier than the last. But all have the same roots.
An analysis of internal pay data at the San Francisco company Coinbase shows disparities that were much larger than those in the tech industry.
The cryptocurrency giant’s initial public offering holds big potential — and significant risks.
Coinbase, the most valuable U.S. cryptocurrency company, has faced many internal complaints about discriminatory treatment.
Coinbase, Expensify, Soylent, Clubhouse and others are embroiled in a culture war over politics and the workplace.