|Alexa rank||2,224 (Global, April 2020[update])|
|Launched||August 30, 2011|
Blockchain.com (formerly Blockchain.info) is a Bitcoin block explorer service, as well as a cryptocurrency wallet and a cryptocurrency exchange supporting Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum. They also provide Bitcoin data charts, stats, and market information.
Blockchain.com was launched in August 2011. It was founded by Ben Reeves who was part of the original founding team at Coinbase. The two had a differing opinion on the future of Coinbase, so Reeves left Coinbase to start Blockchain.com. The service provides data on recent transactions, mined blocks in the bitcoin blockchain, charts on the bitcoin economy, and statistics and resources for developers.
In February 2014, Apple Inc. removed the Blockchain app from the iOS App Store, prompting a harsh response from Blockchain and public outcry in the bitcoin community, most notably within the Reddit community. In July 2014, Apple reinstated the app.
In October 2014, Blockchain.com closed a $30.5 million fundraising round from Lightspeed Venture Partners and Mosaic Ventures, which was the biggest round of financing in the digital currency sector at that time.
In July 2019, Blockchain.com launched its cryptocurrency exchange.
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