CoinPayments iOS App has Arrived!

It is with great pleasure that we announce the release of our much-anticipated CoinPayments iOS App! Available for download now in Apple iTunes, this new arrival is a testament to the CoinPayments initiative of building the most advanced mobile experience for retailers and consumers. Our mobile wallet serves as the catalyst for our entirely new focus — transforming how consumers buy products in-store and online, with cryptocurrency. Since the release of the Google Play Store CoinPayments App in 2016, the number of app users have grown an average of 300%…

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Top 8 Women In Cryptocurrency

The world of cryptocurrency is moving into a bright spot as the excitement around bitcoin and some other cryptocurrencies have generated significant interest among new users. People who had the no idea about it sometime ago are now educating themselves with all the relevant information before participating in this new economy. The most important trend the users will notice in the sphere of cryptocurrency is the shift of focus from centralization to decentralization. With the users becoming increasingly aware of the importance of securing their personal data and assets in…

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Your Go-To Guide to Bitcoin, Altcoin, and the Blockchain

Whether you are knowledgeable in the field of cryptocurrencies or not, odds are you’ve already heard of Bitcoin, maybe even about blockchain technology and altcoins, too. There has been so much talk about the three that staying oblivious to them is a true feat. However, many of those who are aware of Bitcoin, altcoins, and the blockchain don’t quite understand what they are or how they work. In case you want to accept cryptocurrency payments, but lack the knowledge needed to start, or you just need a refresher to get…

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Should My Business Accept Crypto Payments?

Over the last few years, the crypto industry has been gaining traction. What started off as an obscure concept a decade ago with Bitcoin, has become a multi-billion-dollar industry that has started to gain mainstream acceptance. And, while the term “Bitcoin millionaire” has been getting a lot of attention, there are many other cryptocurrencies that have also made their developers millions. Vitalik Buterin, the developer of Ethereum has amassed a fortune of over $400 million. Bitcoin itself was started as an experiment in creating a decentralized, secure system for online…

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Welcome to the Exciting World of ICOs!

If we put cryptocurrencies and blockchains aside – both of which, after all, share a lot of common ground with digital fundraising – there probably isn’t a more polarizing technological field in recent history than Initial Coin Offerings (or ICOs for short). Initial Coin Offerings allow literally anyone who’s interested to offer up their Bitcoin, Ethereum or other cryptocurrencies in order to fund an ongoing, developing project. And, if the project turns out to be a success, everyone who funded it receives a proportional return on investment in the form…

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The Effects Cryptocurrencies Could Have On The Ecommerce Industry

Believe it or not, October 2018 will be the 10-year anniversary of Satoshi Nakamoto’s famous Bitcoin Whitepaper: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System. While many doubted (or, better yet, hoped) we’ll never reach this point, key terms from the Bitcoin whitepaper, like blockchain and cryptocurrencies, have finally become a part of the popular lexicon. The public’s eyes are so enthusiastically set on cryptocurrencies that there’s almost no doubt that the idea of decentralized money is set to cause a major shift in the way our financial systems operate. However, that shift…

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CPS Coin Update and Information

CPS Coin has proven to be a bigger success than anticipated amongst our merchants and our community. Since the end of the airdrop and release of the coins on July 1st, 2018, CoinPayments has seen over 4,000 transactions made with CPS coin, resulting in thousands of dollars in fees saved by our users! CPS Coin was also used to purchase over 1,800 $PayByName subscriptions. Now that the initial stages of the launch are complete, the real work has begun to further develop partnerships and build out the functionality of CPS…

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GAP600

Immediate Deposits and Payments for a Seamless Customer Experience It’s been 5 years since CoinPayments opened the doors to global crypto payment processing, and during this time, we’ve gained valuable input from our users and managed to apply the necessary technology to provide solutions to some of the issues that arise from the daily use of cryptocurrencies, such as slow confirmation times. As more merchants and vendors began trading and purchasing assets with cryptocurrencies, the delay for a transaction to be confirmed on the blockchain, increasingly became one of the…

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CoinPayments Tips to Avoid a Cryptocurrency Scam

Digital currencies are an increasingly hot area with a mind-blowing 3000% growth in market capitalization in 2017 alone.  As interest in digital currencies continues to grow, it is important to understand the risks. New users of cryptocurrencies often fall prey to common mistakes or scams, and CoinPayments is committed to supporting and educating users in avoiding these pitfalls. We been around the crypto world since 2013 and we have seen our fair share of scams and schemes. Below are 12 tips from CoinPayments to protect yourself against cryptocurrency scams, grouped…

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