Coinbase

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, it provides a series of merchant payment processing systems and tools that support many highly-trafficked websites on the internet.

Coinbase was launched in 2012 with a mission to create an open financial system for the world. It is operated from San Francisco, California.  The company raised over $100M in funding from world’s leading investors including DFJ Growth, Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, Ribbit Capital and NYSE.

U.S. Crypto Exchange Bittrex Rolls Out OTC Trading Desk Supporting Nearly 200 Cryptos
January 14th, 2019

U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex has announced the launch of its over-the-counter trading desk that will facilitate trading between two parties.

Fintech Firm Plaid Acquires Its Rival Quovo to Build the New Full-Service API Platform
January 9th, 2019

San Francisco-based fintech app provider Plaid has announced its first major acquisition. The startup allegedly spends $200M to acquire its rival company Quovo.

Coinbase Halts Ethereum Classic Transactions After the Network Comes Under Attack
January 8th, 2019

Coinbase took to its Twitter to reveal that its internal developers detected a “deep chain reorganization” of the Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain. During that ‘reorgs’ nearly $500,000 worth of ethereum classic was spent twice

Coinbase Still Fails to Enable Bitcoin SV Withdrawals
January 5th, 2019

Coinbase is yet to allow its users withdraw their BCH SV since November’s hard fork. Since the highly publicized Bitcoin Cash hard fork, it has been reported that the exchange has not permitted its Bitcoin Cash holders to make Bitcoin SV withdrawals.

Major Exchanges Fail to Prove Their Readiness for ‘Proof of Keys’ Movement
January 4th, 2019

In addition to being Bitcoin’s 10th birthday, Jan. 3, 2019 will go down in history as being the crypto world’s inaugural Proof of Keys day.

Binance Elected as Most Trusted Crypto Exchange
December 24th, 2018

The CEO of FX hedge fund Three Arrows Capital, Su Zhu, has said that Binance, the largest crypto exchange in the global market, is the most trusted among investors within the digital asset community.

SEC-Registered Wealthfront Now Supports Coinbase Accounts and Wallets, New Features Expected in Early 2019
December 24th, 2018

Citing heavy client demand, Investment advisor Wealthfront announced Coinbase integration which will allow its users to track cryptocurrency investments. Savings and checking accounts to be provided within the first few months of 2019.

On the 12th Day Coinbase Donates $25,000 Worth of Bitcoin to Help Domestic Violence Victims
December 22nd, 2018

In Coinbase they decided to end their 12 days long feature with the announcement about what crypto can do now and their hopes for a more inclusive blockchain.

Charitable Causes to Get Crypto Wealth from Coinbase CEO
December 22nd, 2018

The Giving Pledge has acquired another new member in Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong. He has committed a significant part of his wealth to help others.

Breaking: Facebook Develops Its Own Cryptocurrency for Remittances
December 21st, 2018

Facebook is reportedly working on developing its own stablecoin, which initially will be focused on the remittances market in India where it will enable users to transfer money via a dollar-pegged cryptocurrency on WhatsApp.