Coinbase was founded in 2012 by Brian Armstrong and Fred Ehrsam. The company has not officially endorsed a plan to participate in an IPO.
Coinbase is a global digital currency exchange and wallet. The company has raised over $525 million in Venture Capital funding from investors including Tiger Global Management, Quantum Global Partners, Greylock Partners, IVP, Battery Ventures, Spark Capital, Tusk Ventures, DFJ Growth, IDG Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Ribbit Capital, SV Angel, Union Square Ventures, Ridge Ventures, and Y Combinator. Per company press releases, the company last raised $300 million in October 2018 at a post-money valuation of over $8 billion.