Coinbase to store more corporate and customer USDC balances on Base as TVL tops $1 billion

Quick Take

  • Coinbase will store more client USDC on Base to take advantage of lower fees and faster settlement times.
  • Base’s TVL has increased to over $1 billion.

Coinbase plans to store more corporate and customer USDC balances on Base, the Ethereum Layer 2 it incubated, which is built on the open-source OP Stack.

"This enables us to manage and secure customer funds with lower fees and faster settlement times, with no impact to the Coinbase user experience," Max Branzburg, Coinbase VP and Head of Consumer Products shared on X.

"We are excited to continue to move our business onchain and hope other companies will follow our lead," he added.

The move has largely been seen as a positive one, with Base contributor Jesse Pollak responding that it is "based" and that they're "excited to keep supporting Coinbase moving onchain."

Base's TVL surges

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