• Coinbase accused racism
    People,  Politics

    At Coinbase, black employees faced ‘constant condescension’ and were described as ‘less capable’: report

    A day after Coinbase attempted to preempt a New York Times article about the company’s culture, 23 current and former workers paint a picture of discrimination and mistreatment

    Nathaniel Popper, a cryptocurrency and technology reporter at the Gray Lady, has written a damning exposé that claims the exchange “has long struggled with its management of black employees.” The title of his investigation? “Tokenized.”

  • Coinbase denies racial discrimination
    People,  Politics

    Coinbase denies upcoming New York Times racial discrimination allegations

    The U.S. exchange warns a story about disgruntled black employees is coming in the wake of Brian Armstrong’s controversial “apolitical’ stand over Black Lives Matter

    The major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is bracing for another wave of criticism in the wake of CEO Brian Armstrong’s controversial stand against corporate support of political issues like the Black Lives Matter movement. In a Nov. 25 blog post, Coinbase warned employees that an article that will be published on Sunday by the New York Times alleging racial discrimination inside the firm.