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Coinbase Now Available in Six New European Markets

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In the run-up to the final announcement of the 12 Days of Coinbase program, the US-based cryptocurrency exchange today announced that it is rolling out its platform to six new markets in Europe.

The regions where Coinbase will now be available are- Andorra, Iceland, Isle of Man, Lithuania, Gibraltar, and Guernsey.

Expanding Global Footprint

In a blog post announcing its expansion into the six new jurisdictions, Coinbase described its journey between 2012 and 2018, where it expanded from the US to 33 other countries.

Users in the newly added jurisdictions can get full access to Coinbase.com, as well as the Android and iOS apps of the exchange.

Over time, Coinbase Pro and Coinbase Prime will also be made available in these regions.

The exchange also noted that it would continue to add new assets and expand rapidly into new markets next year to meet the customer demands.

Moving to the End of the 12 Days of Coinbase

The exchange’s 12 Days of Coinbase program is coming to an end, and several new features and announcements were added during the last 11 days. Coinbase suggests:

“Cryptocurrencies are global by their very nature, and we believe that they should exist without borders. To realize our mission means making crypto easily available to everyone, irrespective of their geographical location.”

The 12 Days of Coinbase Timeline

Day 1- WeGift e-Cards:

Users can now spend their crypto balances to buy e-gift cards from WeGift which can be redeemed on Uber, Nike, GAP, and more.

Day 2- Zcash Donation to Venezuelan families:

The exchange made $10,000 worth of donations in Zcash via GiveCrypto which will be used to provide support to Venezuelan families.

Day 3- Cryptocurrency: The future of finance and money (Video):

Coinbase talked about the power and flaws of money, talking about its vision of cryptocurrency as a means of economic freedom and democratization.

Day 4- New Watchlist feature:

Users will now be able to add digital assets to their watchlist with the click of a button. Even assets that are not listed on Coinbase will be available on the watchlist.

Day 5- Enables PayPal withdrawals:

In a major announcement, Coinbase allowed users to withdraw cash from their Coinbase wallet directly to their PayPal accounts.

Day 6- Bitcoin donation for Syrian refugees:

Coinbase donated $10,000 in BTC to Syrian refugees living in Greece via GiveCrypto.

Day 7- Coinbase educates users on USDC:

TCoinbase talked about its first stablecoin listing, USDC, a Circle-backed cryptocurrency pegged to the US Dollar 1:1.

Day 8- Enables direct crypto conversions:

Users can now convert one crypto holding to another quickly using the new Convert feature on Coinbase.com and the Android and iOS apps.

Day 9- Coinbase Pro Lists four ERC20 Tokens:

Coinbase pro adds support for Golem, Maker, Dai, and Zilliqa in select jurisdictions.

Day 10- Launches Coinbase Earn:

Coinbase Earn allows participants to earn crypto while learning about it at the same time. The program has launched initially in invite-only mode.

Day 11- Welcomes Customer From New European Regions

Coinbase will now be available for customers in Iceland, Andorra, Isle of Man, Lithuania, Gibraltar, and Guernsey.

Day 12- To be confirmed…

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