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Charting the Future of Crypto in Southeast Asia: Inside Coinbase's Strategy

Coinbase charts its course towards Southeast Asia in the midst of ongoing regulatory hurdles at home. In an exclusive interview, country director Hassan Ahmed sheds light on the crypto giant's strategy as it seeks to broaden its global footprint.

Hassan Ahmed, Country Director, Singapore, Coinbase (Image: Coinbase)

As regulatory storms continue to hit Coinbase in the United States, the company is seeking calmer waters internationally, focusing its gaze on Southeast Asia. The region offers a favorable environment for the flourishing of digital currencies and presents an intriguing opportunity for the crypto giant, Hassan Ahmed, country director, Singapore, Coinbase, tells Blockhead.

With Singapore as the hub for its Asia-Pacific operations, the cryptocurrency exchange is on a mission to increase economic freedom worldwide by utilizing crypto, even as it navigates the regulatory hurdles at home and abroad, Ahmed said.

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