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Coin Center is dedicated to developing and advocating sound government policy toward digital currencies, such as Bitcoin, and blockchain technologies. The Company's mission is to build a better understanding of these technologies and to promote a regulatory climate that preserves maximum freedom of action for digital currency innovation. Coin Center accomplishes this by producing and publishing policy research from respected academics and experts, educating policymakers and the media about block chain technology, and by engaging in advocacy for sound public policy.

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)7

Key People/Management at Coin Center

Jerry Brito

Jerry Brito

Executive Director
Robin Weisman

Robin Weisman

Senior Policy Counsel
Peter Van Valkenburgh

Peter Van Valkenburgh

Research Director
Neeraj Agrawal

Neeraj Agrawal

Communications Director
Antonie Hodge

Antonie Hodge

Operations Director
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Coin Center Office Locations

Coin Center has an office in Washington
Washington, US (HQ)
Washington, DC, USA
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Coin Center Financials and Metrics

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Coin Center total Funding

$1 m

Coin Center latest funding size

$1 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Coin Center investors

Coin Center's latest funding round in February 2017 was reported to be $1 m. In total, Coin Center has raised $1 m
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Coin Center Blogs

Texas cryptocurrency bill threatens financial privacy

Confusing wording and technical impracticality aside, the bill would force citizens to spy on each other A new bill that would require persons accepting payment in cryptocurrencies to check the payor’s identity before going through with the transaction, HB 4371, has been introduced in the Texas Legi…

SEC Chairman Clayton just confirmed Commission staff analysis that found Ethereum (and cryptos like it) are not securities.

We’re often asked whether that policy, articulated mid-last year by Director of the Division of Corporate Finance William Hinman, truly represents the policy of the Commission or whether it’s just the opinion of SEC staff. So, a few months ago we worked with Rep. Ted Budd to send a letter co-signed …

The Human Rights Foundation wants to help activists and journalists use Bitcoin to stay private.

Though often mischaracterized as “anonymous,” Bitcoin transactions do offer a much higher level of privacy for savvy users than traditional internet payment systems. Activists and journalists may want to add this ability to their toolkit as they make transactions in the service of their essential wo…

The Constitution Protects Software Developers and Users from Surveillance Overreach

An aggressive attempt to regulate software developers and individual users would violate our privacy and speech rights Today we are publishing a comprehensive report on constitutional law and anonymous cryptocurrencies—what we call electronic cash—and decentralized exchange software. As Jerry argued…

Coin Center Travel Series: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

An overbroad classification of all cryptocurrency tokens as securities holds innovators back. This is the latest installment of Coin Center'smulti-part travel series examining how cryptocurrency is used around the world. Strolling through the bookstore one day in the busy, up-market Pavilion mall i…

SEC and CFTC Commissioners to headline Coin Center Annual Dinner.

We are excited to announce that SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce and CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz will be the evening’s speakers during the Coin Center Annual Dinner! Join us for a evening of food and drink with the best of the cryptocurrency industry, all while supporting Coin Center’s critica…
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Coin Center Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Coin Center founded?

    Coin Center was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Coin Center key executives?

    Coin Center's key executives are Jerry Brito, Robin Weisman and Peter Van Valkenburgh.

  • How many employees does Coin Center have?

    Coin Center has 7 employees.

  • Who are Coin Center competitors?

    Competitors of Coin Center include Cooley, Clifford Chance and Offit Kurman.

  • Where is Coin Center headquarters?

    Coin Center headquarters is located at Washington, DC, USA, Washington.

  • Where are Coin Center offices?

    Coin Center has an office in Washington.

  • How many offices does Coin Center have?

    Coin Center has 1 office.