Adam White, one of Coinbase's earliest employees, leaves the company

White was Coinbase's fifth employee and led the company's institutional businesses which include GDAX, Coinbase's institutional trading platform. In a statement, Coinbase representatives said the company was "extremely sad to see him go, we’re also confident in that group’s ability to keep executing on the vision that he laid out to be the most trusted venue for institutional investors to trade cryptocurrencies." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Steven Zheng is a researcher for The Block. He joined The Block in August 2018. Steven graduated from St. John’s University with a degree in economics. Previously, he covered blockchain and crypto at Radicle, a startup analytics firm. He also had brief stints at Cheddar, a media startup, and Bowery Capital, a venture capital firm. He owns bitcoin. Follow Steven on Twitter at: @Dogetoshi

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