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Coinbase Grants Employees 100 Shares Ahead of Public Listing
  • According to the reference price set by Nasdaq, the value of share options given to employees could reach $25,000.
  • COIN trading is set to begin on 14 April.
April 14, 2021, 12:43 PM
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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong at TechCrunch’s Disrupt SF 2018 conference on September 8, 2018. TechCrunch

Private Shares Auction Places Coinbase Valuation at $90B
  • According to “people familiar with the matter”, Coinbase saw its shares traded between $350 and $375 on the Nasdaq Private Market auction.
  • While not indicative of future prices, private auctions frequently provide a reference point for what the price of a firm will be once publicly listed.
March 9, 2021, 1:07 PM
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong at TechCrunch’s Disrupt SF 2018 conference on September 8, 2018. TechCrunch

Coinbase Plans to Become Publicly-Traded
  • The exchange revealed its plans to pursue a direct listing of its Class A common stock.
  • The direct listing format would not offer new shares, but instead sell existing shares directly to the public.
January 29, 2021, 3:44 PM
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit, talking about the future of crypto and Facebook's Libra

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong at Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit, talking about the future of crypto and Facebook’s Libra. Vanity Fair

Dec 20, 2020

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Nov 27, 2019
World Chess Issues “Hybrid” Tokens, Convertible to IPO Shares
  • Qualified investors from the U.S and E.U. have been able to buy the World Chess digital token since Friday.
  • Following the IPO, investors can either convert their tokens into shares, or privately trade them with other investors.
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