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About Coinbase

Crypto creates economic freedom by ensuring that people can participate fairly in the economy, and Coinbase is on a mission to increase economic freedom for more than 1 billion people. We’re updating the century-old financial system by providing a trusted platform that makes it easy for people and institutions to engage with crypto assets, including trading, staking, safekeeping, spending, and fast, free global transfers. We also provide critical infrastructure for onchain activity and support builders who share our vision that onchain is the new online. And together with the crypto community, we advocate for responsible rules to make the benefits of crypto available around the world.

Coinbase powers the cryptoeconomy

Customers around the world discover and begin their journeys with crypto through Coinbase. 245,000 ecosystem partners in over 100 countries trust Coinbase to easily and securely invest, spend, save, earn, and use crypto.


Our Commitment to Compliance

A strong compliance foundation is critical to Coinbase’s mission of being the most trusted crypto platform. To this end, we have developed a Compliance Program that is rooted in best practices from traditional financial services as well as innovative, sophisticated compliance technology to bring the crypto industry forward. We hold a high standard for what assets we list, what services we provide, and who has access to our products. 

Check out the links below to learn more about our commitment to compliance and the technology we use to keep the crypto economy safe.

Compliance and Protecting Personal Information

Recent Compliance Blogs

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April 28, 2023

How Coinbase monitors tokens we list for ongoing compliance

Coinbase monitors the tokens we list to ensure they remain aligned with our listing standards.

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April 14, 2023

A deep dive into sanctions compliance

Coinbase is committed to compliance with relevant laws and regulations in the places we operate so customers can feel safe using our platform.

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March 31, 2023

Identity verification and financial compliance

Trust is built on dependable security and protections — which is why we make protecting your account & your digital assets our number one priority.

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November 1, 2022

Regulators and Industry: Building a Path to Compliance 3.0

Coinbase submitted its response to the U.S. Treasury Department’s request for comment on “Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets,” which focuses on the risk of illicit finance in crypto.

Our executive team

Brian Armstrong
Brian Armstrong
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Emilie Choi
Emilie Choi
President & Chief Operating Officer
Alesia Haas
Alesia Haas
Chief Financial Officer
L.J. Brock
L.J. Brock
Chief People Officer
Paul Grewal
Paul Grewal
Chief Legal Officer
Manish Gupta
Manish Gupta
EVP, Engineering
Gregory Tusar
Gregory Tusar
VP, Institutional Product
Max Branzburg
Max Branzburg
VP, Product

Our Board of Directors

Brian Armstrong
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Fred Ehrsam
Co-Founder & Board Director
Fred Wilson
Lead Independent Director
Katie Haun
Board Director
Gokul Rajaram
Board Director
Marc Andreessen
Board Director
Kelly Kramer
Board Director
Tobias Lütke
Board Director

Global Advisory Council

John Anzalone
Founder of Impact Research Polling
Dr. Mark T. Esper
Former Secretary of Defense; Chairman, National Security Practice, Red Cell Partners
Chris Lehane
Chief Strategy Officer at Haun Ventures
Stephanie Murphy
Former Congresswoman, Principal, Bridgelight Group LLC
George Osborne
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom
Tim Ryan
Former Congressman
Patrick Toomey
Former Senator
Frances Townsend
Frances Fragos Townsend Consulting, LLC
David Urban
Managing Director at BGR Group

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