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Bitcoin, made simple.

News and Press

Coinbase Seeks Patent for Bitcoin Private Key Security System

CoinDesk • Dec. 2, 2016

Bitcoin and ether exchange startup Coinbase is seeking a patent for a security system for bitcoin private keys.

Jumio adds facial recognition, enables Coinbase, releases mobile banking study

Biometric Update • Nov. 2, 2016

Jumio has added biometric facial recognition capabilities to its digital ID verification technology, Netverify.

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Blog Posts

Protecting Customer Privacy

November 18, 2016

The New Coinbase: Faster, Sleeker, Simpler

November 8, 2016

ETC Withdrawals

November 7, 2016

Update for Customers with Ethereum Stored on Coinbase

October 14, 2016
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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.