Coinbase Obtains the Bitlicense

By Juan Suarez

Company

, January 17, 2017

, 1 min read time

Coinbase Obtains the Bitlicense

We are excited to announce that Coinbase has obtained the Bitlicense from the New York Department of Financial Services. The Bitlicense, which authorizes Coinbase’s continuing virtual currency business operations in the state of New York, is an important validation of our highest priority: to operate the most secure and compliant digital currency exchange in the world. We believe the long-term success of virtual currency and blockchain technologies will require productive partnerships between industry and government, and we will continue to make heavy investments in the security and integrity of our operations as we expand our business in New York and around the world.

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