US based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has reported a $2 billion net revenue for the second quarter of the year.
The company published a report detailing its financial statements. According to the document, Coinbase financial metrics showed a $2.033 billion net revenue with a better income of 1.606 billion dollars.
It’s retail monthly users saw a 44% growth to 8.8 million.
Compared to Q2, 2020, Coinbase trading volume by 16.5 times from $28billion to $462 billion. It’s assets on the platform also grew from $26b in Q2, 2020 to $180bn in Q2, 2021. Though this was higher in Q1, 2021.
Other notable growth are the monthly users which went from 1.5m in Q2, 2020 to 8.8m in Q2, 2021 and it’s Adjustable EBITDA which saw a huge increase of $61m in Q2, 2020 to $1.15 billion in Q2, 2021.
Coinbase Growth in institutional business and partners
Coinbase revealed it currently has over 9,000 institutional users and 160,000 industry partners. These partners includes
firms such as SpaceX, Tesla, PNC Bank, Wisdomtree and Third Point LLC including Elon Musk himself.
According to Coinbase institutions are choosing it because of “the deep pools of liquidity we offer, our sophisticated algorithmic order execution, as well as the trust that comes with being a public company”
Coinbase asset trading volume analysis
The document published showed that Ethereum’s Ether held a 26% market dominance on the platform. Bitcoin (BTC) held a 24% dominance in trading volume in Q2. Other cryptocurrencies together hold 50%
Most of the trading on the platform came from Institutional businesses with them having a $317 billion trading volume compared to retail traders who commanded a $145 billion in Trade Volumes.
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