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Blockchain.com

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About Blockchain.com

What is Blockchain.com?

Blockchain.com is one of the early pioneers of an important infrastructure for the Bitcoin community. The platform is associated with several projects: Blockchain Explorer, which lets anyone verify transactions on the Bitcoin blockchain, a powerful API for companies building projects on Bitcoin, and a popular cryptocurrency wallet. Since its inception in 2011, the company has seen more than $1 trillion in cryptocurrency transactions. Interestingly, about one-third of all Bitcoin network transactions are conducted through Blockchain.com. As of October 2022, the company has about 37 million authenticated users and has created over 80 million wallets.

Who are the founders of Blockchain.com?

The cryptocurrency financial services company, formerly known as Blockchain.info, started out operating as a Bitcoin blockchain browser. It was founded in August 2011, and Benjamin Reeves, Nicolas Cary, and Peter Smith were all part of the team that developed its core project. Prior to creating the site for tracking bitcoin transactions, Reeves earned a bachelor's degree in business administration, management and operations from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 2009. He went on to earn a first class master's degree in computer science and became a mobile application developer for Engine Room Apps in 2010. He was also the CEO of software development company Qkos Services Ltd, which was dissolved in 2014. As for Cary, he studied business at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington from 2003 to 2007, and then worked as a partner and client operations manager at PipelineDeals until 2013. At the same time, Smith earned a degree from the University of London and has been a member of the UK Finance Board.

When did Blockchain.com launch?

The Bitcoin blockchain browser was launched in August 2011. But it wasn't until July 2019 that the company launched its cryptocurrency exchange.

Where is Blockchain.com located?

Blockchain.com's main headquarters is in London, with other branches in Lithuania and the United States.

Countries with restricted access to Blockchain.com

While the cryptocurrency exchange is available in many countries around the world, there are a few restricted areas due to international and local financial/cryptocurrency regulations. Individuals living in Afghanistan, Barbados, Belarus, Burundi, Cambodia, the United States, and 28 other regions cannot use the exchange's services.

What coins can Blockchain.com support?

As of 2022, 31 digital assets are available on the exchange, according to a list on the company's support page.

What are the fees for Blockchain.com?

Blockchain.com offers a tiered fee structure based on 30 days of trading volume. The pending order fee ranges from 0% to 0.20%, while the order taking fee ranges from 0.06% to 0.40%.

Can I trade with leverage or margin on Blockchain.com?

For verified users in certain jurisdictions, the platform offers 5x leveraged margin trading for some US dollar (USD) and USDT pairs. However, this service is not available to users from the United States, Canada, Japan, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, and countries on the sanctions list.