Feb 23, 2022

Crypto companies are tempting top talent away from Big Tech to build ‘Web3’

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There’s another thing that’s attracting talent at Big Tech companies to Web3: money.

According to data from Blind, a social network for tech professionals, bitcoin exchange Coinbase offers as much as $900,000 a year for software engineers.

Investment into crypto companies has surged, meaning they’ve got much more cash to spare on lucrative compensation packages for big hires. Blockchain start-ups raised a record $25 billion in venture capital last year, according to CB Insight figures.

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