Coinbase, Exchanges

What Is Coinbase?

Coinbase is a digital asset exchange company headquartered in San Francisco, California. It operates exchanges of bitcoin, Ethereum and other digital assets with fiat currencies in 32 countries, and bitcoin transactions and storage in 190 countries worldwide.

Coinbase has been described as one of the most popular digital currency exchanges online.

NOTE: WARNING: Coinbase is an online platform that allows users to buy, sell and store digital currencies like Bitcoin. It is important to remember that using Coinbase can be risky, as it is not a regulated financial institution and digital currency prices are highly volatile. Be sure to research the company and its services before investing, and never invest more than you can afford to lose.

Coinbase was founded in June 2012 by Brian Armstrong and Fred Ehrsam. Armstrong is a former software engineer at Airbnb and Ehrsam is a former trader at Goldman Sachs.

The company has raised $106 million in 6 rounds of funding from investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures (USV), DFJ Growth, NYSE, USAA, and others.

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