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News and Press

Behind the Redesign and Reinvention of Coinbase

Fortune • Oct. 19, 2016

Despite Bitcoin’s failure to achieve its initial promise as quickly as early enthusiasts expected, Coinbase, a digital money startup based in San Francisco, has continued to chug along, attempting to find its footing in a market defined less by everyday consumers than by speculators and aficionados.

Weekly Limits: You Can Now Trade More Digital Currency

Coinbase Blog • Sept. 22, 2016

We’re excited to announce the launch of weekly buy/sell limits on Coinbase.

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Blog Posts

Update for Customers with Ethereum Stored on Coinbase

October 14, 2016

Weekly Limits: You Can Now Trade More Digital Currency

September 22, 2016

European customers can now buy digital currency on mobile using debit and credit cards

August 24, 2016

ETC credits will be available soon on Coinbase

August 3, 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.