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Coin Center

Coin Center

Coin Center is a non-profit research and advocacy group examining public policy issues related to cryptocurrency and decentralized computing technologies like blockchain.

Coin Center is a non-profit research and advocacy center based out of Washington, D.C. that was founded in 2014. The Coin Center focuses on addressing public policy issues within the blockchain, cryptocurrency, and decentralized computing industries. Their mission is to promote a favourable regulatory climate for the freedom of individuals to innovate using blockchain-based technologies by producing and publishing content related to blockchain public policy research. 

Funding

In 2014, Coin Center received $1 million to support its initial operations. The funding came from several individuals and organizations, including: Andreessen Horowitz, BitGo, BitPay, CoinBase, Hudson River Trading, RRE Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Xapo, Emil Woods, and Charles Cascarilla. 

Timeline

June 30, 2017

Coin center executive director Jerry Brito testifies before House Financial Services Committee

Jerry Brito testifies before the Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services  

on the public policy questions related to virtual currencies.



[1] https://financialservices.house.gov/uploadedfiles/hhrg-115-ba01-wstate-jbrito-20170608.pdf

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Aaron Wright





Alex Morcos





Antonie Hodge

Operations Director



Balaji Srinivasan





Elizabeth Stark





Fred Wilson





Houman Shadab





James Foust

Senior Research Fellow



Jason Weinstein





Jeff Garzik





Jerry Brito

Executive Director



John Villasenor





Marc Andreessen





Mark Wetjen





Neeraj Agrawal

Communications Director



Nicolas Christin





Peter Van Valkenburgh

Research Director



Robin Weisman

Senior Policy Counsel



Susan Athey





William Mougayar





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Bitcoin Think Tank Coin Center Launches with Star-Studded Support

Stan Higgins

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