Coinbase, a traditionally timid exchange when it comes to listing cryptocurrencies, has dramatically changed its stance. The California-headquartered firm has now opened its doors to applications from altcoins. Assets deemed suitably robust and eligible for its listing criteria are likely to feature on Coinbase in the near future.
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Coinbase Cautiously Welcomes an Army of Assets
Coinbase is possibly the world’s most cautious cryptocurrency exchange. To date it’s listed just five cryptocurrencies – BTC, BCH, LTC, ETH, and ETC – and will have run these decisions past a horde of lawyers and regulatory agencies before proceeding. In a surprise move, the US exchange has now altered its policy, going so far as to solicit applications from project teams desiring to have their coin listed.