Starting today, Coinbase supports Internet Computer (ICP) at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase customers can now buy, sell, convert, send, receive, or store ICP. ICP is available in all Coinbase-supported regions, with the exception of New York State. ICP trading is also supported on Coinbase Pro.
Internet Computer utility tokens (ICP) can be staked in its governance system to earn “voting rewards”, or “converted into cycles” that can be used to power smart contract computation. On the Internet Computer blockchain, “developers can create websites, enterprise IT systems, pan-industry protocols, hyperscale open internet services, DeFi, and NFTs by deploying their code directly on the public Internet”.
Learn more about Internet Computer (ICP) with this research report.
One of the most common requests we hear from customers is to be able to buy and sell more cryptocurrencies on Coinbase. We announced a process for listing assets, designed in part to accelerate the addition of more cryptocurrencies. We are also investing in new tools to help people understand and explore cryptocurrencies. We launched informational asset pages (see ICP ), as well as a new section of the Coinbase website to answer common questions about crypto.
Customers can sign up for a Coinbase account here to buy, sell, convert, send, receive, or store ICP today.
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