Accepting cryptocurrency payments; it’s easier than you think!

You’ve got a business, it’s doing well, but you want to tap into a new audience, namely cryptocurrency holders.  Your product or service doesn’t have to be connected to cryptocurrency directly for you to engage this audience, they are just normal people who want the same items and services the rest of us do, they just would like to pay with their cryptocurrency.  Maybe you’ve got friends who are into digital currencies already, maybe you’ve just heard about the huge rise in the value of them, but you now know…

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The Evolution of Money: Origin and Stages Over Time

We all use money every day, but we barely give a thought as to its purpose, its history, or why money evolved from a basic barter system to numbers on a computer screen. That’s a shame because the evolution of money is a fascinating subject. Understanding how money began and evolved can help you better understand how new forms of currency, like crypto tokens, function for trade. Today, let’s break down the evolution of money in detail, going over its origin and its stages over time. What Was the Original…

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2021, The Year Crypto Went Mainstream

For thirteen years Bitcoin, then later cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum, have sat on the sidelines of mainstream financial adoption, with limited use and low adoption. In 2021 all that changed with adoption at both corporate and governmental levels, raising everyone’s awareness, and pushing conversations about using cryptocurrencies for everyday transactions into people’s minds.  Businesses that adopted the technology early, for example by accepting crypto payments for products and services, are seeing the benefits already, and it looks like they will continue to do so well into the future. Here’s how…

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“Bem-vindos!” CoinPayments & Shipay Crypto Payments in Brazil

CoinPayments is celebrating. Not only because 2021 is shaping up to be a big year in terms of crypto adoption, but also because we have recently closed a partnership that will boost that further. Since November 2021, CoinPayments has partnered with the fintech company Shipay to enable crypto payments in hundreds of thousands of stores in Brazil. This collaboration will allow merchants to accept cryptocurrencies – their customers can pay with crypto for goods and services easily. Want to know more about Shipay and its integration with CoinPayments? Read on…

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Crypto Payments in 2021 – Which coins are the most used for payments?

There has been much buzz about Bitcoin becoming legal tender in El Salvador. But what is the situation outside this country? Are Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies accepted as payment methods worldwide? It is no longer a secret that the crypto payments adoption is increasing at high speed. New merchants are joining this trend every day, the number of transactions is growing exponentially, and the volume moved each month is counted in the hundreds of millions. At CoinPayments we want to share with you – most used cryptocurrencies for payments in…

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How To Host Your Crypto Coin with CoinPayments

There are thousands of different cryptocurrencies circulating at the moment, but there’s always room for more. When you create a digital currency, you need to make sure people can buy it and use it on different platforms. And to do that, you have to get your crypto hosted on a platform like CoinPayments.  Why Host Your Coin on CoinPayments? Getting your digital token listed on as many sites and exchanges as possible is important if you want it to acquire real value and eventually be traded with other big coins…

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This is How Crypto Can (and Will) Impact Your Business on Shopify

Cryptocurrencies are increasingly capturing the attention of thousands of online companies worldwide. More and more merchants are joining this trend and using CoinPayments to accept them as an alternative payment method. In fact, more than 100,000 merchants globally already process cryptocurrency payments through our integrations, from local Point of Sales to top-tier Shopify e-commerce. This is causing a massive impact on their businesses, providing them with extra benefits that are not available to those who don’t accept crypto yet. But what are the real benefits of using this emerging payment…

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DeFi, Blockchain, and the “Deadpool Effect,” According to Gorav Seth

Gorav Seth, Co-chair of film financing for DeFi and NFT Marketplace platform Mogul, joins Jason Butcher on Off the Ledger to give a behind-the-scenes view (pun intended) of the changing movie industry, NFTs, and how blockchain is the catalyst for leveling the playing field. Don’t miss the chance to watch Off the Ledger’s newest episode with corporate finance and entertainment industry expert Gorav Seth of Mogul, which is now live on CoinPayments Media and Spotify!  Don’t be fooled by Gorav’s relaxed demeanor. He worked for 15 years in corporate finance…

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How to Receive Bitcoin and Altcoin Payments with CoinPayments

CoinPayments is the number one payment processing platform for online businesses or anyone wishing to adopt cryptocurrencies for their ease of access and worldwide flexibility. Although getting started with CoinPayments is easy, many users aren’t quite sure how they can quickly start receiving Bitcoin and altcoin payments. Below, you’ll find a detailed breakdown of how to receive Bitcoin and altcoin payments by connecting your eCommerce site to the CoinPayments platform. Create a CoinPayments Account The first step is to create a CoinPayments account, which any business owner can do by…

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