In early December, 2017 the rate of bitcoin has increased dramatically. Its cost exceeded $ 15,000. In this regard, residents of the United States decided to engage in mining, and wallets for crypto-currencies have become the most popular applications, according to the publication Recode.
The Coinbase for the first time appeared in the rating of popular applications in the App Store in early November 2017. Then it took 400-th place. However, the number of downloads Coinbase rose sharply and has already exceeded the number of installations of apps YouTube, Facebook Messenger and Instagram.
Interest in the program warms up the high cost of cryptocurrency and the fact that the application is free. With Coinbase, you can not only store but also to exchange cryptocurrency.
A year ago, Coinbase had approximately 4.7 million people. By the end of 2017 the number of registered participants reached 13.3 million. The value of the company-Creator of the application is estimated at $ 1.6 billion.
Thanks to the popularity of the program, CEO of Coinbase Brian Armstrong entered the top 100 most influential people in 2017, according to the publication Recode. He got the 54th place in the rating. In the list of Recode was the head of Apple. Tim cook is among the five most important figures in the field of business, technology and media.
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