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Coinbase is an American cryptocurrency exchange located in San Francisco, California. Founded in 2012 by current CEO Brian Armstrong and Fred Ehrsam, Coinbase is one of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency exchanges, despite its relatively selective asset listing process. The exchange has received funding from several prominent venture capital firms, including Andreessen Horowitz.

Coinbase offers trading features to users in 32 countries, and offers transaction and storage features to users in 190 countries. Coinbase operates two exchanges: Coinbase and Coinbase Pro, the latter being a platform exclusive to professional traders. Coinbase Pro traders typically receive access to trading newly listed tokens before regular traders do.

As a part of its bid to compete with other major exchanges of the world, like Binance, Coinbase features several other facilities to round out its reach into the market. This includes custody services, fundraising mechanisms, a wallet, a cryptocurrency educational program and a stablecoin called USD Coin, released in partnership with payments technology company Circle. 

In more recent months, Coinbase has steadily been moving towards listing as many assets as possible. The exchange frequently puts out a list of tokens that it considers for addition, as this is the most desired development for the exchange for users. Another major development is the Coinbase custody acquisition of Xapo’s institutional business, a major crypto focused company.

Coinbase has also experienced its fair share of controversy. Their acquisition of Neutrino, which has links to a hacking team that has aided oppressive regimes, drew criticism from users and the cryptocommunity. CEO Armstrong later said that members linked to the hacking team would “transition out of Coinbase.”

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8 hours ago 5 minute read Sal Miah $2.11 tipped

A recent survey carried out by blockchain-based data exchange company Insights Network has revealed that Binance is still the people’s choice in regards to their favorite exchange. Despite this, there remains widespread concern over several factors c...

Coinbase Pro Comes to Mobile

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1 week ago 3 minute read Mamaecrypto $3.48 tipped

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Coinbase Obtains e-Money License in Ireland

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Coinbase has been making steps towards Ireland since 2018 when they announced their new office in Dublin. Now, moving forward they have announced their success in obtaining an e-money license by the Central Bank of Ireland. Coinbase is one of the few...

Coinbase got Ireland E money licence

1 week ago 1 minute read CryptoArgha $0.10 tipped

United states based crypto currency exchange coinbase got ireland e money licence    This move will help coinbase expand in europe even more than even   In octobor 2018, the crypto exchange opened it office in uk , ireland and germany from then its e...

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1 week ago 1 minute read CryptoArgha $0.16 tipped

Famous united states based crypto currency exchange and wallet service provider coinbase to list Gram token on coinbase custodian   According to announcement by coinbase on Octobor 10 the exchange added that they will be adding telegrams upcoming cry...

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1 week ago 1 minute read I_Seth $0.13 tipped

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2 weeks ago 1 minute read BitMarian $0.07 tipped

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Coinbase reopens GBP support on Coinbase uk

2 weeks ago 1 minute read CryptoArgha $0.11 tipped

United states based crypto and bitcoin exchange coinbase has reopened support for Gbp on the uk platform   Coinbase opened Gbp support for uk residents in 2018 but under law counbase suspened it for time being   Now, coinbase reopened it again by add...

Coinbase Pro to Introduce New Fee Structure

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Coinbase to Reward Users for Holding USD Coin October 3, 2019

2 weeks ago 1 minute read $0.09 tipped

According to an official blog post by Coinbase on October 2nd, all US citizen, USD Coin (USDC) holders will receive a 1.25% APY reward. This incentive was launched to encourage users to hold their cryptocurrency. USDC is a stable coin that is backed...

Coinbase Launched Its Reward System

2 weeks ago 1 minute read HowToVids $0.56 tipped

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