Coinbase, a product of San Francisco’s Y Combinator accelerator, is a digital exchange located in San Francisco, CA. It primarily operates exchanges of bitcoin and Ethereum with fiat currencies in 32 countries. Coinbase facilitates bitcoin transactions and storage in 190 countries worldwide
Coinbase has several products including a Global Digital Asset Exchange (GDAX) for trading and a consumer facing retail exchange of bitcoin and Ether for fiat currency. Additionally, Coinbase also offers an API for developers to build applications that have the ability to accept payments in digital currencies. In 2014, Coinbase started offering trading functionality in 25 countries. Its wallet is available in 190 countries worldwide.