Coinbase’s Culture Memo: Not Good, Not Bad, But I Reject ‘Mission-Focused’ Framing

Hunter Walk
5 min readOct 26, 2020

Looking at my 26-day-old Tweet, it feels certain I was going to write *something* about Coinbase’s culture memo. Now in late October, we’re far enough removed to see initial reactions have play out, and that’s left space to see what has remained tumbling in my head.

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Hunter Walk

You’ll find me @homebrew , Seed Stage Venture Fund w @satyap . Previously made products at YouTube, Google & SecondLife. Married to @cbarlerin .