Coinbase Custody service open for large investors

Posted 03 July, 2018

The major US-based company dealing with cryptocurrencies – Coinbase – has reportedly started collecting funds from institutional investors in the USA and EU.

The company stated that the Coinbase Custody service is now officially available for business. The service is aimed at the institutional and other players which can invest over $10 million into cryptocurrencies. The first deposit on Coinbase Custody was reportedly made last week, and now the platform is open for the market.

"Coinbase Custody’s mission is to make digital currency investment accessible to every eligible financial institution and hedge fund in the world. We’ll achieve this by striving to become the most trusted and easiest-to-use crypto custody service available," the company blog post reads.

In addition, the company spokesperson stated that their current crypto assets amount to some$20 billion in total. Coinbase believes that the new service will help to attract extra $10 billion to the market.

"Coinbase Custody is a combination of Coinbase’s battle-tested cold storage for crypto assets, an institutional-grade broker-dealer and its reporting services, and a comprehensive client coverage program."

According to the available data, the US and European clients can invest via the platform now, though the company targets Asian expansion by end-2018.

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