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Coinbase is a company that develops an online platform allowing merchants, consumers, and traders to transact with digital currency. It allows its users to create their own cryptocurrency wallets and start buying or selling cryptocurrency by connecting with their bank accounts. In addition, the company provides a series of merchant payment processing systems and tools that support many highly-trafficked websites on the internet.
TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websitecoinbase.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureA+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)1,652(+7%)
Revenue (Y, 2018)$520 M(-48%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Coinbase

Brian Armstrong

Brian Armstrong

Co-Founder & CEO
Alesia Haas

Alesia Haas

CFO
Rachael Horwitz

Rachael Horwitz

VP of Communications
Eric Scro

Eric Scro

VP, Finance
Tina Bhatnagar

Tina Bhatnagar

VP of Operations and Technology
Emilie Choi

Emilie Choi

VP, Corporate and Business Development
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Coinbase Office Locations

Coinbase has offices in San Francisco, New York, Portland, Dublin and in 2 other locations
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
548 Market St, San Francisco
New York, NY, US
New York, NY, USA
Portland, OR, US
Portland, OR, USA
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Coinbase Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2012

Coinbase total Funding

$546.6 m

Coinbase latest funding size

$21.29 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Coinbase investors

Coinbase's latest funding round in December 2018 was reported to be $21.3 m. In total, Coinbase has raised $546.6 m. Coinbase's latest valuation is reported to be $8 b.
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Coinbase Revenue

Coinbase's revenue was reported to be $520 m in Y, 2018 which is a 48% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Y, 2018)

520.0m

Revenue growth (Y, 2017 - Y, 2018), %

(48%)

Net income (Y, 2018)

456.0m

Market valuation

8.0b
USDY, 2017EY, 2018

Revenue

1.0b520.0m

Revenue growth, %

(48%)

Net Income

456.0m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

5.7m
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Coinbase Operating Metrics

Coinbase's Users was reported to be 20 m in Jun, 2018. Coinbase's Transaction Volume was reported to be $150b in Jun, 2018.
Jan, 2013Mar, 2013Apr, 2013Jul, 2013Dec, 2013Jul, 2014Nov, 2014Jul, 2015Dec, 2015May, 2016Nov, 2016Jan, 2017Feb, 2017Apr, 2017May, 2017Jun, 2017Aug, 2017Sep, 2017Nov, 2017Jun, 2018

Wallets

2 m34.80 m45.20 m

Merchants

37 k46 k47 k

Transaction Volume

$3 b$5 b$6 b$6 b$20 b$20 b$50 b$150 b

Users

30 k61 k109 k195 k521 k1.50 m1.80 m2.30 m2.90 m3.70 m4.90 m5.50 m5.70 m6.40 m7.30 m8.30 m9.80 m10.40 m13.30 m20 m
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Coinbase Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
RoutefireJanuary 12, 2021
TagomiMay 27, 2020
XapoAugust 14, 2019$55 m
NeutrinoFebruary 18, 2019
BlockSpringJanuary 16, 2019
Distributed SystemsAugust 15, 2018
Keystone CapitalJune 07, 2018
Coinbase JapanJune 04, 2018
ParadexMay 23, 2018
CipherApril 17, 2018
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Coinbase Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

92/100

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Coinbase Online and Social Media Presence

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Coinbase Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    91/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    99/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    96/100

  • Diversity

    A+

    92/100

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Coinbase Blogs

Coinbase announces filing of registration statement for proposed public direct listing of its…

Coinbase announces filing of registration statement for proposed public direct listing of its Class A common stockCoinbase Global, Inc. today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) relating to a proposed public di…

Coinbase offers corporations a trusted solution for adding crypto to their corporate treasury

Coinbase is one of the most trusted places for companies to trade and store digital assets, leveraging years of experience managing our treasury position in cryptocurrencies.To read more about our work with corporations, click here.By Brett Tejpaul, Head of Institutional Sales, Trading, Custody and …

Strengthening our commitment to trust through compliance: Melissa Strait joins Coinbase as Chief…

Strengthening our commitment to trust through compliance: Melissa Strait joins Coinbase as Chief Compliance OfficerBy Paul Grewal, Chief Legal OfficerSince our founding more than eight years ago, Coinbase has committed itself to being the most trusted and compliant venue for anyone to interact with …

Coinbase is committed to helping our customers during tax season

By Lawrence Zlatkin, Vice President, TaxFor the second year in a row, you will be asked on your tax return about virtual currencies. The IRS is increasingly interested in knowing whether or not taxpayers are trading virtual currencies such as bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. We’re still in the ear…

Join the waitlist for Ethereum 2.0 staking rewards on Coinbase

Reserve your spot on the waitlist today to earn up to 7.5% APR* in rewards for simply holding Ethereum 2.0 (ETH2)By Rhea Kaw, Senior Product Manager, RetailStarting today, the waitlist to earn staking rewards with ETH2 is live. With the new Ethereum upgrade to ETH2, Coinbase customers will be able t…

How we build payments systems at Coinbase

Exploring the high level components of payment system integrityBy Angela Zhu and Shalini OrugantiBackgroundCoinbase’s mission is to create an open financial system for the world. The Coinbase Payments team’s mission is to empower customers to move money in and out of the crypto economy with a deligh…
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Coinbase Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Coinbase founded?

    Coinbase was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Coinbase key executives?

    Coinbase's key executives are Brian Armstrong, Alesia Haas and Rachael Horwitz.

  • How many employees does Coinbase have?

    Coinbase has 1,652 employees.

  • What is Coinbase revenue?

    Latest Coinbase annual revenue is $520 m.

  • What is Coinbase revenue per employee?

    Latest Coinbase revenue per employee is $314.8 k.

  • Who are Coinbase competitors?

    Competitors of Coinbase include River Financial, OST.com and Blockchain.

  • Where is Coinbase headquarters?

    Coinbase headquarters is located at 548 Market St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Coinbase offices?

    Coinbase has offices in San Francisco, New York, Portland, Dublin and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Coinbase have?

    Coinbase has 6 offices.