Coinbase US Customers Can Convert Crypto to Gift Cards

Coinbase customers received interesting proposal right before Christmas gifts purchase time
11 December 2018   559

The largest US cryptocurrency company Coinbase announced the expansion of partnership with a London startup WeGift.

Using the Coinbase wallet, American users can buy gift certificates from dozens of retailers, including Uber, Nike and Gap.

To do this, users need to visit the website of the WeGift service and associate it with the Coinbase wallet. As a bonus, when purchasing gift certificates, users do not have to pay a withdrawal fee.

Earlier, this opportunity from Coinbase and WeGift was available only in a few EU countries.

Coinbase Revenues to Reach $520M in 2018, Media Says

Additionally, Coinbase UK's revenues grew by 20% last year
18 April 2019   156

The leading US cryptocurrency company, Coinbase, earned about $ 520 million in 2018, and its British subsidiary revenues grew by 20% last year. This is reported by the Reuters.

Despite the collapse of the market, against which many companies were experiencing serious financial difficulties, Coinbase's UK revenue totaled more than 153 million euros ($ 172 million). These data the company filed in the register of legal entities in the UK.

Coinsbase UK executive director Zeeshan Feroz said that his division accounts for almost a third of the company's revenues. Thus, it can be calculated that the total revenue of Coinbase was more than half a billion dollars. At the same time, representatives of the exchange refused to comment on this information.

In addition, according to a PitchBook study, the activity of venture investors has increased dramatically in the cryptocurrency industry. This year they have already invested about $ 850 million.