How do we compare Coinbase vs. Coinbase Pro?

Coinbase and Coinbase Pro are two of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges, with hundreds of billions of dollars traded through both platforms annually.1 They are both designed to help users buy, sell, and trade cryptocurrency. Coinbase Global, Inc. owns both Coinbase and Coinbase Pro, but they offer very different platforms for trading cryptocurrency. While Coinbase is aimed at helping beginner investors make their first cryptocurrency purchase, Coinbase Pro is a professional-level trading platform aimed at active traders.