Key Stats

Name: Coinbase

Sector: Cryptocurrency

Founders: Brian Armstrong, Fred Ehrsam

CEO: Brian Armstrong

Year of investment: 2015

Rounds: Series C

Co-investors: Union Square Ventures, Ribbit Capital, DFJ, Andreessen Horowitz, BBVA Ventures, New York Stock Exchange

What they do

Coinbase is a bitcoin wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with the new digital currency bitcoin.

With a mission to make payments more open and efficient for the world, Coinbase enables the secure purchase and use of bitcoin for more than 2.3 million users internationally, has signed more than 40 thousand merchants and has 7000 developers that have built on its Toshi API platform.

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