Coinbase is a digital currency exchange, great place to buy, sell, and manage your cryptocurrency portfolio. They broker exchanges of Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Litecoin, Tezos and many others, with fiat currencies in approximately 32 countries, also bitcoin transactions and storage in 190 countries worldwide. Coinbase has two core products: a Global Digital Asset Exchange for trading a variety of digital assets on its professional asset trading platform and a user-facing retail broker of Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ether, Ethereum Classic, and Litecoin for fiat currency. It also offers an API for developers and merchants to build applications and accept payments in both digital currencies. Coinbase is one of the safest web wallets you can use, it keeps almost 99% of their assets in an offline cold storage that can’t be accessed — when in cold storage, they cannot be hacked!
Original author – Brian Armstrong, Fred Ehrsam
Launch date – June 2012
Website – coinbase.com