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Recent Data Shows Coinbase is the Most Trusted Name in Crypto

Tl;dr: Coinbase has been committed to providing users with a trusted, secure platform for accessing crypto since day one, and recent survey data confirms that commitment is paying off. Findings from surveys conducted by YouGov and Qualtrics in Q4'22 and Q1'23, confirm that people around the world view Coinbase and its premium product offerings as the most trusted crypto platform.

By Coinbase


, June 1, 2023

, 3min read time

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At Coinbase, we’re working hard to help update the financial system by building products that expand the utility and adoption of crypto. To achieve our goal of bringing over 1 billion people into crypto, we’re committed to providing a secure, compliant, and trusted platform for users to access the cryptoeconomy. But how do we know that these are the qualities that people value and are willing to pay for? 

We’ve done extensive research and data analysis to understand what our customers and potential customers value and how they perceive Coinbase. We’re sharing some of the key findings below.

Coinbase has consistently ranked as the most trusted crypto-native platform across multiple markets.

  • In the US and the UK, 73% of adults surveyed who are aware of Coinbase report that they trust Coinbase - higher than any other crypto platform in both markets. In Germany and India, Coinbase similarly outperformed all competitors on trust. 

  • In the US, UK, and Germany, trust in Coinbase is highest among experienced crypto traders - 84%, 78%, and 73% respectively.

Security is a foundational element of trust

It is clear from the data that people recognize the efforts we put into our security measures and value the safety and security we provide:

  • In the US, Coinbase is considered a ‘secure platform’ by more people than other major brands.

  • In the UK, twice as many people are aware of Coinbase compared to any other crypto exchange, and more respondents considered Coinbase a ‘secure platform’ than any other exchange.

  • In the US, UK, Germany, respondents associated Coinbase with vital security features more than any other exchange. 

  • In the US, Coinbase ranks the highest over any other crypto exchange on brand reputation, strong security for coins, financial stability, and compliance with regulation. 

  • In Germany, Coinbase outranks any other exchange in financial stability and compliance with regulations. 

Trust in crypto companies is on par with their trust in traditional finance companies

In both crypto and traditional finance, our research shows that the factors that influence brand trust are a company's financial stability, user data protection, and security measures. 

  • In the US, 85% of crypto-forward respondents trust crypto institutions, while 83% trust traditional financial institutions. 

  • In the UK, 81% of crypto-forwards respondents trust crypto institutions, while  79% trust traditional financial institutions.


Our commitment to trust, security, and premium service continues to resonate with our customers across the globe. We are grateful for this trust and vow to continue to strive for the highest level of service and security in the crypto market.


Disclosure: The surveys referenced in this blog were developed on behalf of and paid for by Coinbase, Inc. in consultation with market research providers YouGov and Qualtrics, which collectively interviewed a representative sample size of 10,000+ adults (age 18 or older) from the US, UK, India, Germany, to gauge overall brand and trust sentiment among crypto exchanges. Respondents of varying race/ethnicity, gender, educational attainment and region were polled. Findings have been extrapolated to represent the views of the adult general populations.

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