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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
Employee Ratings4
Culture scoreA+

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)1,106(+5%)
Revenue (Y, 2018)$520 M(-48%)

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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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
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
Earn.com$120 m
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Coinbase Online and Social Media Presence

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Coinbase Blogs

Coinbase Custody launches staking for Cosmos

Coinbase Custody clients now have the ability to use their Cosmos assets to earn rewards through staking without having to put their funds at risk.By Bryce Ferguson, Product Manager, Coinbase CustodyCoinbase Custody was the first crypto custodian to offer staking and active governance for digital as…

Post-COVID-19, Coinbase will be a remote-first company

Post COVID-19, Coinbase will be a remote-first companyI sent the note below to employees earlier today. I’m sharing it publicly here in case others find it helpful.People are trading and using cryptocurrency more and more during this economic crisis we’re in, getting interested in sound money and wh…

Incident Post Mortem: April 29 and May 9, 2020

By Jesse Pollak, Head of Engineering, ConsumerOver the last two weeks, Coinbase experienced two outages that impacted our ability to serve our customers. For both of these incidents, we promptly discovered the root causes and restored service. However, we want to provide a deeper look at what went w…

OmiseGO (OMG) is launching on Coinbase Pro

On Tuesday, May 19, OMG began trading on Coinbase Pro.On Monday, May 18, we began accepting inbound transfers of OMG to Coinbase Pro. Trading began at 9AM Pacific Time (PT) the next day.Once sufficient supply of OMG was established on the platform, trading on our OMG-USD and OMG-BTC order books bega…

Around the Block #6: Bitcoin’s dominance alongside Coinbase customer behavior, the coming DEX…

Around the Block #6: Bitcoin’s dominance alongside Coinbase customer behavior, the coming DEX revolution, and other recent crypto newsCoinbase Around the Block, sheds light on key issues in the crypto space. In this edition, Justin Mart analyzes Bitcoin’s continued dominance alongside Coinbase custo…

What is the Bitcoin Halving?

https://medium.com/media/0e9016a1eb61254843b184b0ef4e123b/hrefBitcoin is often called “digital gold” because just like gold, Bitcoin is a valuable, scarce resource that’s resistant to inflation.But unlike gold, Bitcoin is digital — it can be sent globally almost as easily as sending an email — and i…
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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 1,106 employees.

  • What is Coinbase revenue?

    Latest Coinbase annual revenue is $520 m.

  • What is Coinbase revenue per employee?

    Latest Coinbase revenue per employee is $470.2 k.

  • Who are Coinbase competitors?

    Competitors of Coinbase include OST.com, Blockchain and Binance.

  • 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.