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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.
HQSan Francisco, US
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)1,450(+4%)
Revenue (Y, 2018)$520 M(-48%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Coinbase

Brian Armstrong

Brian Armstrong

Co-Founder & CEO
Alesia Haas

Alesia Haas

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, US (HQ)
548 Market St, San Francisco
New York, US
New York, NY, USA
Portland, US
Portland, OR, USA
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Coinbase Financials and Metrics

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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.

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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.
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2 m34.80 m45.20 m


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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
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

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Coinbase Online and Social Media Presence

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Coinbase Blogs

Empowering customers, whilst ensuring their safety

At Coinbase, we are incredibly proud of our mission — to create an open financial system for the world and to put the power back into our customers’ hands — enabling you to engage with the crypto ecosystem on your terms.However, while we want to ensure financial freedom, we also want our customers t…

Seamless MongoDB to PostgreSQL migration

Lessons learned from a large cross-database data migration on a critical production systemBy Alex Ghise, Staff Software EngineerIf you’re interested in distributed systems and building reliable shared services to power all of Coinbase, the Platform team is hiring!In 2019, Coinbase set out to strengt…

Building state-of-the-art machine learning technology with efficient execution for the crypto…

Building state-of-the-art machine learning technology with efficient execution for the crypto economyBy Catalin-Stefan TiseanuIntroductionAt Coinbase we’re using machine learning for a variety of use-cases, from preventing fraud and keeping our users safe, to curating and personalizing content or de…

NuCypher (NU) is now available on Coinbase

Starting today, Coinbase supports NuCypher (NU) at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase customers can now buy, sell, convert, send, receive, or store NU. NU is available in all Coinbase-supported regions.NuCypher (NU)NuCypher (NU) is an Ethereum token that can be staked to…

Coinbase Pro to support additional order books

On Tuesday, December 8, Coinbase Pro will add support for new order books for Algorand (ALGO), Chainlink (LINK), Loopring (LRC), Uniswap (UNI), Yearn.Finance (YFI), and Zcash (ZEC). The new pairs will be: ALGO-BTC, LINK-BTC, LRC-BTC, UNI-BTC, YFI-BTC, and ZEC-USD.On Tuesday, December 8, trading on o…

Coinbase is helping corporate companies diversify with crypto

Coinbase was selected as the primary execution partner by MicroStrategyBy Brett Tejpaul, Head of Institutional Sales, Trading, Custody and Prime ServicesWe’re excited to announce that Coinbase was selected as the primary execution partner for MicroStrategy’s $425 million purchase of Bitcoin earlier …
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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 1,488 employees.

  • What is Coinbase revenue?

    Latest Coinbase annual revenue is $520 m.

  • What is Coinbase revenue per employee?

    Latest Coinbase revenue per employee is $349.5 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.