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Earn.com Acquired

Posted on the 16 April 2018 by Worldwide @thedomains

Coinbase is acquiring Earn.com, the company was formerly known as 21 Inc, they once were a maker of bitcoin mining hardware, they shifted gears to focus on using cryptocurrency to power a social network.

On top of everything they get a valuable one word generic .com that could be sold down the road if things don’t pan out as expected.

Axios reported:

Coinbase is acquiring Earn.com, a paid inbox service formerly known as 21 inc., with CEO Balaji Srinivasan joining as chief technology officer, confirming Axios’s earlier reporting.

Bottom line: Coinbase is gaining a well-known figure in Silicon Valley and digital currencies as its CTO, while Earn.com, which began as a bitcoin mining company in 2013, gains stability as part of a larger company.

 Details: The company declined to comment on the deal, but a source tells Axios that total value (cash and stock) returned to Earn.com shareholders is north of the $120 million it raised in total VC money.

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