FundersClub Logo

Coinbase

Bitcoin, made simple.

News and Press

Top 6 Bitcoin Companies Based on VC Funding

The Merkle • Feb. 20, 2017

The world of bitcoin and blockchain has attracted a lot of money over the past few years.

Why Coinbase’s Cofounder Is Moving On

Fortune • Jan. 21, 2017

Five years after co-founding Coinbase, one of the most well-funded Bitcoin ventures, Fred Ehrsam has decided to leave the company.

Show all News and Press (95 more)

Blog Posts

A beginner’s guide to Ethereum

February 23, 2017

Controlling your own wealth as a basic human right

January 20, 2017

Coinbase Obtains the Bitlicense

January 17, 2017

Completing our transition to becoming a digital currency company (not just a Bitcoin company)

January 2, 2017
Show all Blog Posts (227 more)

Founders / Key Team

Fred Ehrsam
Fred Ehrsam
Co-Founder

Fred previously traded foreign exchange (FX) at Goldman Sachs in New York and worked at BlackRock, the largest asset manager in the world. Fred holds a B.S. with honors and distinction in Computer Science/Economics from Duke University.

Brian Armstrong
Brian Armstrong
CEO & Founder

Brian previously worked on fraud prevention at Airbnb as a software engineer, and co-founded UniversityTutor.com (used by 28,000 tutors worldwide). He is the creator of one of the first android apps for Bitcoin. He holds a Masters in Computer Science and BA in Economics from Rice University.