The NFT Craze and The Serendipity of Crypto Events – Moe Levin

Crypto veteran and conference revolutionary Moe Levin offers unique insights on industry trends in the latest episode of Off the Ledger with Jason Butcher. Don’t miss the chance to watch Off the Ledger’s newest episode with star guest Moe Levin, now live on CoinPayments Media and Spotify!  Moe Levin, an industry veteran since 2012, knows how to throw an event. He’s the CEO & Co-founder at Keynote, the largest media and events company in the crypto space. Keynote founded the first bitcoin conference in 2013 — the now-renowned North American…

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Here’s How to Make Blockchains Truly Private – Oliver Gale

Blockchain entrepreneur and privacy wizard Oliver Gale fills us in on what we need to know. You won’t want to miss episode #2 of Off the Ledger because it’s all about the most valuable asset class in the world: data.  More specifically, YOUR data — and how technologies like zero knowledge proofs can help protect it as more industries tap into blockchain.  Our CEO Jason Butcher spoke with Panther Protocol co-founder and CEO Oliver Gale on his fight for our right to privacy and how he’s developing protocols to ensure…

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China’s Crypto Breakup, Wannabe CBDCs, and ‘Annoying’ Banks | OTL Podcast #001: Emma Todd

CoinPayments Media launched a new podcast and the debut episode is now live! We launched a new video podcast hosted by our CEO Jason Butcher: Off The Ledger. Off The Ledger is a weekly series where Jason talks to successful entrepreneurs and executives about crypto, blockchain, eCommerce, fintech, and more. For the very first episode, Jason speaks with Emma Todd, the CEO of MMH Blockchain Group. She is also a board member of the Canadian Blockchain Consortium and an advisory member of Girls in Tech, with over 15 years of…

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What To Look For In a Payment Gateway Provider

The operations of a business are built on knowledge: knowing the product you are selling, knowing how to produce it, market it, sell it, and deliver it to your customers.  With the growing eCommerce market in the United States, there is pressure for many businesses to have an online arm to their company. As shown through Statista, eCommerce has steadily climbed every quarter over the past 10 years, with an especially high climb during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to those metrics, in the first quarter of 2021, 13.6% of all…

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13 Major Companies Accepting Bitcoin in 2021

Cryptocurrency, especially Bitcoin, is one of the most hotly debated topics in business and economics. There seems to be debate over its use, production, sustainability, and veracity, along with countless other issues. Because of this, Bitcoin had an unsavoury reputation in its infancy. However, after continued debate and research, more and more people are beginning to come around to the idea of using it for payments. Bitcoin has been around for over a decade, but it’s only within the past few years that it’s started to gain the world’s popularity…

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21 Companies Accepting Cryptocurrency by Industry

As cryptocurrencies become more mainstream, more people and businesses all over the world are using them daily. Crypto provides the consumer with efficiency and technological sophistication. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have completely changed the concept of currency, catalyzing the market towards digital currencies – rather than fiat money.  Consequently, the result is that an increasing number of businesses, retailers, and merchants accepting cryptocurrency as a payment option in exchange for their goods and services. And, if the radical growth of crypto options and the voluminous growth in Bitcoin’s worth are…

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Crypto Takes Retail by Storm as Transaction Volumes Jump 90% in 2021

At a Glance Retailers expect continued eCommerce growth through 2021 Crypto transaction volumes in retail sector are up 90% to $10.2M (QoQ) Crypto transaction sizes in retail sector are up over 70% as trust in crypto solidifies The new world of retail It comes as no surprise that the retail sector is rebounding globally, as consumers are once again ready to spend discretionary income after the economic uncertainty of 2020. As the Deloitte 2021 retail industry outlook explains, the pandemic saw consumer behaviors and expectations shift overnight, with technological adoption…

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How Businesses Benefit from Crypto Over Traditional Payments

The payment landscape is currently experiencing intense transformation, and consumer behavior is evolving accordingly, accelerated by the fallout of a global pandemic that forced us all to reevaluate the way we interact and transact. Industries of all kinds have worked hard to adapt, but the service and commerce industries especially have found themselves at a crossroads.  The predicament they face is how to make calculated decisions that will help them simultaneously retain their existing customers and attract new ones. This can be particularly difficult in a rapidly changing environment, making…

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