Updated: Aug 20, 2020
**8/19/20 Update: Unfortunately the paid Dia lessons have ended on Coinbase earn. However users can still earn free Crypto with the EOS lessons on Coinbase Earn.
* 9/3/19 Update: users can now get $20 in Dia coins instead of $6 & $10 of EOS. Coinbase Earn has added a new task to the Dia tutorial. There are step by step instructions on how to complete the process which it is very simple. You will be completing a contract using the Maker CDP Portal. End of Update*
There two new cryptocurrencies that have recently been added to the Coinbase Earn platform and anyone who is interested can get some free money in the form of EOS & Dia
EOS is a native cryptocurrency which is controlled by EOSIO - a blockchain protocol which runs a smart contract platform and decentralized Operating system Intended for the deployment of industrial scale decentralized applications. Dia is a decentralized stablecoin running off Ethereum, which tries to maintain a value of $1.00 USD. Unlike centralized stablecoins, Dia isn't backed by US dollars in a bank account, instead It's backed by collateral on the Maker platform. You can read more about the Maker platform here
To be exact, Coinbase is giving $10 of EOS and $6 worth of DIA coins. The whole process is very simple, all you have to do is watch short video clips on each specific coin you want to claim. The clips will explain and go into detail about the cryptocurrency and what it's capabilities are. After each clip you will then answer a multiple choice quiz on the video you just watched. If you anwser correctly you get a couple dollars worth of that coin. Don't worry, if you anwser incorrectly, you can keep trying until you get it right.
There are typically 3 to 4 videos on each specific cryptocurrency. As of right now, the platform has a total of 4 different coins users can claim which include the Basic Attention Token, Stellar Lumens, EOS and Dia. Any money earned is then instantly transferred to your coinbase wallet which you can choose to hold on to, convert it for another cryptocurrency, or sell it for USD. It's that easy!. Both new and exsisting users qualify to participate in the Coinbase Earn program. If you would like to know more about the Coinbase Earn platform and all the great features that come with check out our earlier post where we explain in greater detail about Coinbase Earn.