Coinbase is an online platform that allows merchants, consumers and traders to transact with digital currency. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins 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.

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HQSan Francisco, US
Size (employees)859 (est)+4%
Coinbase was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Coinbase

Brian Armstrong

Brian Armstrong

Co-Founder & CEO
Alesia Haas

Alesia Haas

Balaji Srinivasan

Balaji Srinivasan

Chief Technology Officer
Asiff Hirji

Asiff Hirji

President and Chief Operating Officer
Rachael Horwitz

Rachael Horwitz

VP of Communications
Daniel Romero

Daniel Romero

General Manager, VP
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Coinbase Office Locations

Coinbase has offices in San Francisco, Portland, Chicago, New York and in 2 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
548 Market St #23008
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Coinbase Financials and Metrics

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Coinbase Revenue

Coinbase's revenue was reported to be $1 b in Y, 2017

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Coinbase Operating Metrics

Coinbase's Users was reported to be 20 m in Jun, 2018. Coinbase's Transactions' Volume was reported to be $150b in Jun, 2018.
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2 m34.80 m45.20 m


37 k46 k47 k

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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

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Distributed SystemsAugust 15, 2018
Keystone CapitalJune 07, 2018
Coinbase JapanJune 04, 2018
ParadexMay 23, 2018
CipherApril 17, 2018$120 m
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Human Capital Metrics

Coinbase's employees are reported to be approximately 27% female and 73% male.
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Coinbase Online and Social Media Presence

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Coinbase Blogs

The keys to keeping your crypto safe

Keeping your crypto safe doesn’t have to be daunting. In this piece. Coinbase VP of Security, Philip Martin, offers some best practices to stay one step ahead of hackers and scammers.One of the primary benefits of cryptocurrencies is that they allow people to engage in online transactions without th…

Ethereum Classic (ETC) is currently being 51% attacked

Deep Chain Reorganization Detected on Ethereum Classic (ETC)On 1/5/2019, Coinbase detected a deep chain reorganization of the Ethereum Classic blockchain that included a double spend. In order to protect customer funds, we immediately paused movements of these funds on the ETC blockchain. Subsequent…

What we accomplished at Coinbase in Q4 2018

Last week, I sent a note to the Coinbase team about what we accomplished in Q4. I’m sharing it here with our customers and the crypto community more broadly as I’ve done in the past .Team,I spent time at the last All Hands of the year reflecting on 2018 as a whole. This year we added a lot of headco…

Giving back now and building for the future

Day 12 of 12 Days of Coinbase: Giving back now and building for the futureAs we sunset the 12 Days of Coinbase, we are thinking deeply about our role in building an open financial system. We do that by highlighting a variety of developments in crypto and impacting the future of blockchain developmen…

Introducing Dexter

Prioritizing security is not just a part of Coinbase’s culture, it’s necessary to our success. Traditional financial institutions have always required a high level of security to protect their customer’s privacy and prevent fraud, but due to the nature of cryptocurrency Coinbase faces an even higher…

Coinbase welcomes customers from six new European markets

Since launching in 2012, Coinbase has continually worked toward its mission of creating an open financial system for the world. Over the past six years, we’ve expanded our footprint from the U.S. to 33 countries across the globe, making it easier for more people to buy and sell cryptocurrencies. Tod…
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Coinbase Company Life and Culture

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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 Balaji Srinivasan.

  • How many employees does Coinbase have?

    Coinbase has 859 employees.

  • What is Coinbase revenue?

    Latest Coinbase annual revenue is $1 b.

  • What is Coinbase revenue per employee?

    Latest Coinbase revenue per employee is $1.2 m.

  • Who are Coinbase competitors?

    Competitors of Coinbase include Xapo, Bitgo and Paxos.

  • Where is Coinbase headquarters?

    Coinbase headquarters is located at 548 Market St #23008, San Francisco.

  • Where are Coinbase offices?

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

  • How many offices does Coinbase have?

    Coinbase has 6 offices.