10 Interesting Takeaways From Brian Armstrong Interview1. He was working at AirBnB when he thought about starting Coinbase2. He had no certainty that Coinbase was going to work.3. Attended Bitcoin Meetups in SF and met some really smart crazy people (anarchists, radicals).4. Started Coinbase when it was at $10. Worked nights and weekends on it while at AirBnB.5. Original idea was mocked by smart friends - “it’s a scam!”6. He experienced lots of self doubt. Described himself as wandering in the desert for a long time.7. People signed up for the app, but wouldn’t engage or come back to the app. He reached out to these people and asked them for their input. They added the “buy Bitcoin button.”8. “I was really looking forward to doing something crazy.”9. At one point, he was doing 7 interviews a day.10. Self-custody wallet gives you complete control of your digital assets.