Founded in June of 2012, Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. We're based in San Francisco, California. Bitcoin is the world's most widely used alternative currency with a total market cap of over $100 billion. The bitcoin network is made up of thousands of computers run by individuals all over the world.
Digital currencies are changing how we use and think about money. Coinbase, the most trusted company in the space, is looking for you to join our rapidly growing team. We make Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin easy to use, strive to be the trusted brand in the space, and have built the world's leading platform for digital currency integration.
Digital currencies are changing how we use and think about money. Coinbase, the most trusted company in the space, is looking for you to join our rapidly growing team. An open financial system is one that is not controlled by any one country or company (just like the internet did for distributing information). We think this is the highest leverage way to bring about more economic freedom, innovation, efficiency, and equality of opportunity in the world. We have a ten year plan to get there.
Coinbase offer USD to BTC trading and have publicly stated their plans to add other pairs as and when banking arrangements in other jurisdictions are secured. With the seamless integration of wallet and exchange features coinbase has rapidly increased its trading volume and provides decent liquidity on low spreads.
Adding their wallet and suite of apps for most mobile devices Coinbase is rapidly becoming an industry leader. The design and ease of use of their trading interface is top of the range.
Coinbase has extremely good security practices coupled with insurance on deposits. Including that they also have raised over 100 million USD in funding providing them with a solid capital foundation. Over 97% of funds are kept offline in cold storage USB's or paper wallets. There is two factor authentication on all accounts aswell as other procedures such as SQL injection filters to halt heartbleed bug attacks - they are on top of their game.
Fees for trading were set to zero for a period but now the standard model of paying to take liquidity out of the orderbook is set to 0.25%.