Blockchain.info is a longstanding Bitcoin and Ethereum Wallet and is one of the most used websites in the industry. The platform was launched in August 2011 and is based in Luxembourg.
Blockchain.info also has a blockchain explorer that aims to help users understand the current status of Bitcoin including latest transactions and the number of transactions per day.
Coinbase is the leading exchange service today in buying and selling Bitcoins. It was founded in 2012 and since then has received over US$31 million in venture capital funding. The Bitcoin exchange service is available in 19 countries around the world. Their Online wallet is beginners friendly but the fact that the company holds your funds is can be somewhat risky. Having said that Coinbase has recently launched their Vault service which denies the company control over your funds.
Very few bitcoin wallets can say they’ve been in the game since the very beginning. Founded in 2011, Electrum made its way on the scene when bitcoin’s value was just a few dollars. It is now estimated that some 10% of all bitcoin transactions occur on Electrum. As you’ll soon see, there are many reasons why Electrum is the wallet of choice for many cryptocurrency enthusiasts.