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Coinbase gets NYDFS green light to offer Ethereum and Litecoin trades

Finextra • March 23, 2017

Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo today announced that the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has approved the application of Coinbase, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Coinbase Global, Inc., to offer Ethereum and Litecoin for New York customers.

Popular Bitcoin Wallet & Exchange Coinbase Hits 6 Million Users

Cryptocoin News • March 6, 2017

Coinbase, the prominent San-Francisco based bitcoin and ethereum wallet provider and platform founded in 2012, has recently hit 6 million users, a new milestone for the company. Coinbase claims to have over 13 million wallets, serving 45,000 different merchants and 9,000 developer apps.

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Blog Posts

Update for Customers With Bitcoin Stored on Coinbase

March 19, 2017

Coinbase IRS Update

March 16, 2017

Coinbase Spring Cleaning

March 14, 2017

How Bad Policy Harms Coinbase Customers in Hawaii

February 27, 2017
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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.