Use popular Ethereum dapps with Coinbase’s new dapp wallet and browser
Tl;dr: This post highlights the ability to access and explore web3 directly from your Coinbase app, powered by our new dapp wallet and dapp browser.
By Rishi Dean, Director of Product Management
Over the past year, there has been an explosion of interest in web3 and dapps, including NFTs, decentralized finance (DeFi), and decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs). The total value locked (TVL) of DeFi investments on the Ethereum blockchain has grown to over $110B USD, while NFTs sales have grown to over $30B USD in the last twelve months (LTM) — with new innovative real-world applications emerging every day.
Starting today, we’ll roll out the ability for a small set of Coinbase app users to access Ethereum-based dapps directly from the Coinbase app. This includes buying NFTs on marketplaces like Coinbase NFT and OpenSea, trading on Decentralized Exchanges like Uniswap and Sushiswap, and borrowing and lending through DeFi platforms like Curve and Compound.
This new ability, to access and explore web3 directly from your Coinbase app, is powered by our new dapp wallet and dapp browser.
Introducing web3 right in the Coinbase app
With today’s launch, users can explore dapps without having to manage a recovery phrase. This innovative dapp wallet experience is powered by Multi-Party Computation (MPC) technology that enables you to have a dedicated on-chain wallet that Coinbase helps you keep secured. This is due to the way this wallet is set up, which allows the ‘key’ to be split between you and…