Brian Armstrong is the CEO of Coinbase – the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the United States. Many years ago, he became fascinated with Bitcoin, which gave birth to the legendary pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. The result of his enthusiasm was and is one of the most exciting financial stories of recent years. For the first time, the story surrounding Coinbase’s origins and rise was written down. Crypto fans are now diving deeper than ever into the crypto scene with “Kings of Crypto” from Jeff John Roberts, one of the world’s leading crypto journalists.
Bitcoin, Ethereum and Co are more hyped and popular than ever. The largest American crypto exchange Coinbase also played a significant role in this. Since its inception nearly 10 years ago, Coinbase has made it easy for anyone to buy and sell cryptocurrencies. “Kings of Crypto” now shows how the crypto scene evolved from an obscure niche topic for technology nerds to the biggest shock for Wall Street and the classical financial system.
“When Armstrong walked through the doors of Y Combinator two and a half years later, he was more fixated on Bitcoin than ever. In the meantime he himself had developed a special knowledge about the currency, which he soon wanted to pass on to millions of people.”
From a “master plan for the future of cryptocurrencies” to when everyone thought Bitcoin was already dead, Roberts guides the reader through the extraordinary history of startup Coinbase through numerous stakeholder interviews and in-depth research. He provides an unprecedented insight into the world of Silicon Valley and into the world of Coinbase founder Brian Armstrong, who, deep down, has always remained the tech geek and software developer fascinated by Bitcoin.
The crypto megaphenomenon with all its facets: “Kings of Crypto” is a must-read for anyone who wants to delve into the world of the digital currency Bitcoin.
Read Kings of Crypto now