Coinbase IPO: What You Need to Know on Coinbase Shares

Coinbase: a brief history

Coinbase was founded in 2012 by Brian Armstrong – who serves as the current chief executive officer (CEO) – and Fred Ehrsam. It is headquartered in San Francisco, and acts as a cryptocurrency exchange and broker for bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, ripple, litecoin and others.

The company has been growing since its creation and it registered its intention to carry out an IPO with the SEC in December 2020, meaning that the company could go public in 2021.