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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ERC20 Token Payment Processing – Powered by CoinPayments

CoinPayments is proud to announce that we are the first payment solutions company to offer ERC20 token payment processing! This is massive news because we’re now enabling companies to increase the adoption of their tokens through merchants accepting payments using our ERC20 payment gateway. This was a complex project for CoinPayments because payments need to be linked to transactions and transactions linked to accounts. Unfortunately, there’s no current tag available on the Ethereum blockchain to do so, hence the extra work we had to do to create a workaround. And…

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CoinPayments has 6 Big Announcements

As is customary in the crypto industry, CoinPayments would like to announce that we will be making 4 HUGE announcements over the next 60 days! Isn’t it funny how so many companies and coins in the crypto world make an announcement that they will be making an official announcement? Well we decided to follow the crowd on this one, so consider this your announcement of our upcoming announcements! Our 1st announcement has already happened and that was the creation of our very own utility token – CPS Coin. CPS Coin…

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CoinPayments Develops Integration for Shopify

As part of our aggressive expansion strategy, CoinPayments is extremely proud to announce a successful integration for the Shopify platform. The goal of our integration for Shopify is to provide an alternative payment option for their merchants and expand the adoption of cryptocurrencies. Our platform allows merchants using Shopify to accept cryptocurrencies among other payment methods in exchange for their goods and services. Shopify is a multichannel commerce platform for online stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media, marketplaces, brick-and-mortar locations, and pop-up shops. With CoinPayments’ leadership…

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