Fred Ehrsam

Fred Ehrsam, born Frederick Ernest Ehrsam III, is an American entrepreneur and businessman who co-founded the digital currency exchange company Coinbase.wikipedia
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Fred Ehrsam, born Frederick Ernest Ehrsam III, is an American entrepreneur and businessman who co-founded the digital currency exchange company Coinbase. In late 2017, Ehrsam transitioned away from day-to-day operations at Coinbase to focus on building blockchain-based apps.
Coinbase was founded in June 2012 by Brian Armstrong and Fred Ehrsam.

Concord-Carlisle High School

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In 2006, Ehrsam graduated from Concord-Carlisle High School in Concord, Massachusetts.
Fred Ehrsam, co-founder of Coinbase

Duke University

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In 2010, Ehrsam graduated with distinction from Duke University, earning a B.S. in computer science with a minor in economics.
Recent notable startups founded by Duke alumni include Box (Dylan Smith), Yext (Howard Lerman), Mint (Aaron Patzer), Coinbase (Fred Ehrsam), Plaid (Zach Perret), Duolingo (Luis Von Ahn), Airtable (Howie Liu), Transcriptic and Neuralink (Max Hodak).

List of Duke University people

List of Duke University alumni
List of Duke University people
Fred Ehrsam (B.S. 2010), co-founder of Coinbase

Concord, Massachusetts

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In 2006, Ehrsam graduated from Concord-Carlisle High School in Concord, Massachusetts.

Bachelor of Science

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In 2010, Ehrsam graduated with distinction from Duke University, earning a B.S. in computer science with a minor in economics.

Computer science

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In 2010, Ehrsam graduated with distinction from Duke University, earning a B.S. in computer science with a minor in economics.

Economics

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In 2010, Ehrsam graduated with distinction from Duke University, earning a B.S. in computer science with a minor in economics.

Sigma Alpha Epsilon

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At Duke, he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Goldman Sachs

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After graduating from Duke, Ehrsam initially worked at Goldman Sachs in New York on the foreign exchange trading desk.

New York City

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After graduating from Duke, Ehrsam initially worked at Goldman Sachs in New York on the foreign exchange trading desk.

Foreign exchange market

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After graduating from Duke, Ehrsam initially worked at Goldman Sachs in New York on the foreign exchange trading desk.

BlackRock

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He also worked in New York at BlackRock as a portfolio analyst.

Y Combinator

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The company went through the Y Combinator startup incubator.

Business incubator

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The company went through the Y Combinator startup incubator.

President (corporate title)

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From 2012 to 2017, Ehrsam served as president of the company, over which time the service reached 13 million users and a valuation of $1.6 billion USD.

Blockchain

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In late 2017, Ehrsam transitioned away from day-to-day operations at Coinbase to focus on building blockchain-based apps.

Application software

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In late 2017, Ehrsam transitioned away from day-to-day operations at Coinbase to focus on building blockchain-based apps.

Sequoia Capital

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In 2018, Ehrsam and Matt Huang of Sequoia Capital formed a crypto fund.

San Francisco

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Ehrsam currently resides in San Francisco.

Time (magazine)

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Time magazine recognized Ehrsam as one of its 30 Under 30: World Changers in 2013.

Forbes 30 Under 30

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Time magazine recognized Ehrsam as one of its 30 Under 30: World Changers in 2013.

Forbes

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Forbes named him to its list of the Most Powerful People in Tech in 2014.

Forbes list of The World's Most Powerful People

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Forbes named him to its list of the Most Powerful People in Tech in 2014.

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin

Ehrsam appeared in the 2014 film The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin along with the other co-founder of Coinbase, Brian Armstrong.