Fred Ehrsam - Co-founder, Coinbase

Fred Ehrsam

Position: Co-founder, Coinbase

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Duke University

Twitter: @fehrsam

Fred Ehrsam is the co-founder of Coinbase. Previously, Ehrsam worked as a trader in the Securities Division at Goldman Sachs, and in Portfolio Analytics at BlackRock. He holds a degree in Computer Science from Duke University.


In 2014, Ehrsam was named one of TIME’s 30 People Under 30 Changing the World. In the same year, he was also included as part of Forbe’s 30 Under 30.


On Bitcoin in 2015:

In 10 years I think we are going to be sitting here and the internet will look a lot prettier because bitcoin came into existence.


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