In today’s edition of The Daily we cover news about trading app Robinhood aiming for an IPO, MLB team Dodgers giving away a collectible token to fans at an upcoming game, which crypto ventures are among the most sought-after startups in the US, and Coinbase’s big aspirations for the future.
Robinhood Aiming for an IPO
Robinhood Financial, the Palo Alto-headquartered stocks, options and crypto brokerage app, is looking for a chief financial officer (CFO) who can help it pursue an initial public offering (IPO) down the line. CEO Baiju Bhatt revealed that his company is “actively looking for a CFO right now” as an IPO is in its future plans. He explained at a Techcruch event that: “Being a public company I think aligns very closely with our mission as well. And it’s definitely on the horizon, not in the immediate term, but that’s something we are thinking about.”
Dodgers to Give Away Crypto Tokens
The Los Angeles Dodgers, an American professional sports team in Major League Baseball, has announced its first ever Digital Bobblehead Night will be held in a game against the Padres on September 21. The first 40,000 ticketed fans in attendance will receive a unique code and directions to a website where a digital bobblehead of Clayton Kershaw, Justin Turner or Kenley Jansen can be unlocked and added to their ether wallet. The token received will be randomly selected, with approximately an equal number of Kershaw, Turner and Jansen codes distributed at the stadium gates.
“We’re excited for our first-ever crypto giveaway,