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News and Press

Coinbase to add support for more cryptocurrencies in 2017

EconoTimes • Jan. 4, 2017

Leading digital currency company Coinbase has announced that it will support more cryptocurrencies in 2017, in a bid to become a digital currency company not just a bitcoin company.

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.

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Blog Posts

Coinbase Obtains the Bitlicense

January 17, 2017

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

January 2, 2017

Introducing the Blockchain Token Securities Law Framework

December 12, 2016

How to safely store digital currency with Coinbase

December 9, 2016
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Founders / Key Team

Fred Ehrsam
Fred Ehrsam

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 (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.