Connecting every person, every merchant, every financial service, every currency. Everywhere.


An Independent,
Member-based Consortium

Founded by Coinbase and Circle in 2018, the mission is to provide the governance and standards for the future digital financial ecosystem.

We began by launching USDC, a fiat-backed stablecoin and now the second largest stablecoin on the market. The standards we laid out for USDC provide a layer of trust and transparency so that users can operate with security and confidence as we enter a new world of digital payments.

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Open Network Protocols

Available for developer contributions globally, the suite includes support for currency transmittal as well as trust and identity decisions, rules for settlement and secure KYC/AML exchange.

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Proven IP

Bootstrapped by contributions from founding members Circle and Coinbase, these protocols are in production today servicing millions of customers

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Decentralized and Independent

Centre's software implementation is managed by an organization created just for this purpose. It provides the support, governance and ongoing R&D for the project.

NOVEMBER 28, 2022

PSA Warning: Scam Targeting USDC Holders

Please be alert for an active scam from a bad actor posing as Centre that directs users to convert their USDC to a so-called Version 2.2 via a “proxy migrator.” To be clear, these instructions are not from Centre, there is not a new version of USDC available, and Centre will never require users to transfer or upgrade any USDC. The bad actor is attempting to steal your USDC by asking you to direct tokens to a malicious address. Please stay vigilant and do not fall for scams.

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A Dollar Digital Currency

USD Coin is an Ethereum ERC-20, Algorand ASA, Avalanche ERC-20, Flow FT, Hedera SDK, Solana SPL, Stellar asset, and TRON TRC-20 stablecoin brought to you by Circle and Coinbase. It is issued by regulated and licensed financial institutions that maintain full reserves of the equivalent fiat currency.

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Digital Identify Verification

Verite is a set of open-source, decentralized identity protocols that bring trust, privacy, interoperability and risk mitigation to individuals and institutions who participate in the global crypto financial ecosystem.

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We Strive to Embody Transparency

Every month, certain management assertions related to the total USDC in circulation are attested to. Those reports are published so that you can be confident that USDC is always 100% redeemable for dollars. 

Transparent Auditing of USDC
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The Centre Philosophy

The technology behind Centre makes it possible to exchange value between people, businesses and financial institutions just like email between mail services and texts between SMS providers. We believe by removing artificial economic borders, we can create a more inclusive global economy.