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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

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

People

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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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