eToro apparently wants to do the same to Coinbase and go public in 2021, if the rumors are to be believed.
The trading platform eToro could go public in 2021. Sources told Cointelegraph that eToro is partnering with the London Stock Exchange’s „Elite“ program in preparation for an initial public offering.
„EToro has no comment on the rumors in the market,“ an eToro representative told Cointelegraph
However, eToro employees shared an article by Israeli media company Calcalist announcing the listing on LinkedIn. The CEO Yoni Assia apparently allowed that.
EToro „seeks an IPO in the second quarter 2021, as the company in 2020 doubled its turnover to 500 million US dollars and has won five million new customers“ as of Tuesday on Calcalist in the article is . „The company is currently in talks with the investment bank Goldman Sachs regarding the execution of the IPO,“ the Calcalist article continued.
Coinbase recently filed an application with the SEC for an IPO in 2021
A number of mainstream financial firms, like MicroStrategy, have started a trend in which institutional companies invest in Bitcoin . The fact that Coinbase wants to go public, as well as the hints of eToro, could lead to further acceptance of cryptocurrencies. Voyager, a platform for brokering digital assets, also went public in Canada earlier this year .