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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 US Dollar Coin (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.


  • Welcome to Centre, Linda Jeng and Danielle Harold 2022-04-12

    “I am thrilled to welcome executives of this caliber to our team,” said David Puth, CEO of Centre. “Both Linda and Danielle bring an abundance of experience that will guide our organization as we create standards for the burgeoning blockchain space.”

  • Ledger Joins Project Verite: a Decentralized Identity Coalition for Crypto Finance 2022-02 Ledger

    We strongly believe that open standards are a key enabler for the development and scaling of new digital identity services around the globe. In this context, we are glad to be part of the Verite Distributed ID standards.” – Mung Ki Woo, VP Trust Services, Ledger


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  • [Docs] Verification Patterns, Part 1 2022-07-25 Verite

    Since verification is off-chain (and generally fast/inexpensive, depending on the provider), and since this avoids on-chain storage of potentially correlatable data, this is often the preferred solution.

  • Verite: A Technical Deep Dive with Kim Hamilton, Director of Identity & Standards 2022-05-10 Centre

    Verite is a decentralized identity framework demonstrating end-to-end, ecosystem-scale crypto and DeFi prototypes. With Verite, our focus is iteratively building open protocols rather than a product or a platform

  • [Docs] Introducing Verite 2022-03-30 Justin Hunter, Pinata, Centre

    But as the world shifts to an increasingly digital native format, and as people take more ownership over their identity, how can the issuance of, presentation of, and verification of credentials be managed?