Crypto Exchanges on Zent: Coinbase

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Explore Coinbase’s comprehensive trading and investment services on Serving the nuanced demands of professional trading entities, this platform is the foremost cryptocurrency exchange in the United States with a full suite of crypto solutions.

Coinbase Overview

Founded in 2012, spearheaded by CEO Brian Armstrong and Fred Ehrsam.
largest public crypto company
The largest public crypto company in the world since April 2021 with transparent quarterly financial reporting.
Employees and assets
Remote-first operations since 2021, with over 3,400 employees and $193 billion in safeguarded assets.
institutional partnerships
Supporting significant on-chain activities and institutional partnerships.
Countries of Operation
Global Reach
Coinbase operates in 100+ countries with notable exclusions due to OFAC sanctions.
Tailored Accessibility
Coinbase Pro and staking services have country-specific availability.
Cryptocurrency Variety and Volume
  • Available currencies
    According to CoinGecko, the Coinbase exchange features 239 coins in 397 pairs (March 2024).
  • global Bitcoin supply
    In 2023, Coinbase held 5% of the global Bitcoin supply by Arkham Intelligence's estimates.

Institutional Services by Coinbase

Institutions may access the exchange directly or use Coinbase Prime, a full-service broker, to trade across liquidity venues. The offerings include 240+ assets in 500 + pairs with deep liquidity and a dedicated trading desk.
Coinbase Vault safeguards 400+ assets and specific NFTs via insured custody. Cold storage has rigorous process controls and programmable consensus settings tailored to institutional workflows.
Organizations may stake assets to earn rewards, with custodial, non-custodial, and other options. Both manual and delegated voting are secure and easy to use.
Fee Structure for Traders
Competitive Trading Fees
Coinbase uses a maker-taker fee model with above-average industry costs. The tiers are based on the trading volume, ranging from <$10K to >$400M, with special rates for stablecoin pairs.
Security Measures
In 2022, YouGov survey participants from the UK, the US, Germany, and India voted for Coinbase as the most trusted crypto exchange.
  • Two-factor authentication
  • Irreversible hashing of all passwords
  • Monitoring of data breaches
  • Account locking/unlocking

Account Registration Protocol

To register for Coinbase Institutional, a user must do the following.
  • 01
    Enter basic company information, including the legal entity name, country of incorporation, place of business operations, type of business, and number of employees.
  • 02
    Specify product interest with regard to Coinbase Prime, Coinbase Custody, Coinbase Exchange, and Coinbase Analytics.
  • 03
    Select product features the company plans to use.
  • 04
    Provide contact information, including full name, email address, phone number, and job title.
  • 05
    Wait for a response from the team. If deemed eligible, the applicant is invited to complete an extended application.
User Support
Summary for Professional Traders
As the pinnacle of the US crypto exchange landscape, Coinbase delivers an array of services tailored for institutional and professional participants. While the fee structure and ongoing legal considerations merit attention, its commitment to providing a trustworthy and expansive platform is evident.
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