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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.”

Crypto currency exchange

11 minutes ago 1 minute read 0 comments Ashif P A

A cryptocurrency exchange or a digital currency exchange (DCE) is a business that allows customers to trade cryptocurrencies or digital currencies for other assets, such as conventional fiat money or other digital currencies. The exchanges can send c...

Coinbase Extends Tezos Staking Rewards to 4 European countries

23 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments Blockchain Times

Coinbase announced that users in the U.K., Spain, France, and the Netherlands would now be able to stake Tezos and earn up to 5% per annum reward San Francisco based cryptocurrency exchange started Tezos staking through its staking platform in July...

🏁 Results of the day 29.05.2020

29 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Kluma

🏁 Results of the day 📍 According To the skew analytical platform, the volume of trading in bitcoin futures on CME reached a new high on Thursday, may 28 — the figure was $60 million. In the previous days, the volume did not exceed $10 million. 📍 A Ca...

Tezos Staking via Coinbase Now in Europe

29 May 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Abhi K

On May 28, Coinbase announced that it would support Tezos (XTZ) staking rewards for many European countries for them to earn simply by holding crypto. The feature, which was first made available to US customers, sees Coinbase stake on behalf of custo...

Coinbase Airdropped OMG Tokens to Ethereum Holders

29 May 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Abhi K

On May 29, Coinbase airdropped OmiseGO (OMG) tokens to long-term Ethereum (ETH) holders. The airdrop, which was first announced as a part of a decision made in 2017, will see users who have held ETH on the airdrop date of July 7, 2017 receive 0.075 O...

Coinbase airdropped free Omisego token to Ethereum holders

29 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoArgha

United States One of the largest crypto currency Exchange Coinbase announced to Airdrop Omisego ( OMG) to Ethereum holders. Recently Coinbase listed Omisego Token on their Trading platform as well as their Crypto wallet Coinbase wallet. Coinbase user...

Each Japanese will be paid $930. Why will this money be converted to bitcoin

26 May 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Kluma

After the benefits for $1200 began to be paid in the US, the number of deposits for this amount on the Coinbase exchange increased by 4 times. The crypto market in Japan is even more developed, but there are also barriers that can prevent investment...

Top Indian Crypto Exchange Secures $2.5M Investment from Coinbase and Others

26 May 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Abhi K

India’s largest cryptocurrency exchange CoinDCX has received $2.5 million in investment from Coinbase Ventures, Polychain Capital and others, according to a blog post published on May 26. The investment follows a $3 million Series A funding round tha...

"Coinbase Effect" On OmiseGo: Is The Good Old Days of Coinbase Pump Back?

23 May 2020 1 minute read 16 comments xqanxxx

It was on the 14th of May that Coinbase announced the listing of OmiseGo(OMG) on CoinbasePro and later on Coinbase. Both announcements can be said to have influenced the surge in the Price of $OMG within a period of one week. OmiseGo is up about 176....

The voluntary Coinbase bug? The platform defends itself

19 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Trading Passion

Planting is good for greening the planet, but certainly not for crypto-exchange servers, especially when the shutdown occurs at critical moments. The -15% drop in Bitcoin (BTC) on the eve of the halving, had caused a good big bug, a code 502 on Coinb...