07 May '13, 9pm

Coinbase Nabs $5M in Biggest Funding for Bitcoin Startup

Eleven-month-old startup Coinbase announced Tuesday the largest funding round to date for a Bitcoin startup, a $5 million investment led by Union Square Ventures . Gary Tan Brian Armstrong, co-founder of Coinbase Inc., speaking in June 2012 at Y Combinator to other founders in the elite startup program. Coinbase announced Tuesday that it raised $5 million in a Series A round led by Union Square Ventures. In an exclusive interview with The Wall Street Journal, Coinbase’s founders Fred Ehrsam and Brian Armstrong said the Series A deal–which followed a seed round in September 2012 of $600,000–will help the San Francisco company cover operating costs and hire engineers, designers and business-support staff. “We need 10 people yesterday,” said Ehrsam, a 24-year-old former Goldman Sachs trader. Armstrong, 30, was previously a software engineer at peer-to-peer housing startup Air...

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