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How the Coinbase Cryptocurrency Index Fund Compares to Grayscale’s Digital Large Cap Fund

Exposure, minimum investment, and fees are key differentiating factors


The Coinbase Cryptocurrency Index Fund

Coinbase recently opened up its Cryptocurrency Index Fund for investments. The fund is open to all accredited US investors and allows a minimum investment of $250,000. The fund, launched on May 1st, intends to provide its investors with exposure to all cryptocurrencies listed on the GDAX exchange. Currently, the fund’s portfolio consists of 4 large cap cryptocurrencies – Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), and Bitcoin Cash (BCH).

Grayscale’s Digital Large Cap Fund

The Coinbase Cryptocurrency Index Fund stands in close competition to Grayscale’s Digital Large Cap Fund. Launched on February 1st, Grayscale’s fund seeks to provide diversified exposure to the top liquid digital assets by market cap.

How Do They Compare?

Originating from stables such as Coinbase and Digital Currency Group (Grayscale’s parent company) respectively, these two funds can easily be seen as dominating the crypto index funds market. So, how do these two funds compare? What are the key points that tilt the scales in favor of one or the other? Here’s a tabular comparative between the two funds:

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