We are delighted to announce that, as of today, cryptocurrency purchases are available at CoinPayments. Thanks to the agreement established with the well-known exchange Paybis, both merchants and users of the CoinPayments wallet will be able to buy crypto from their accounts. Want to know more? Keep reading because below we break down everything you need to know about this partnership and the new “Buy Crypto” feature. You can buy with your credit or debit cards up to 10 of the most popular cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Cardano, and stablecoins…Read More
CoinPayments and Verified Investing Education Partner to Enable Crypto Payments for Master Trading Courses
Crypto payments adoption is growing fast and globally, especially after the pandemic. Likewise, two industries have experienced exponential growth in recent years: e-learning and trading. At CoinPayments, we are delighted to support both sectors simultaneously thanks to our latest partnership. Today we announce that our crypto payment gateway has been integrated by Verified Investing Education, one of the best educational platforms for stock and cryptocurrency trading. Now, users can learn how to become winning traders with Verified Investing Education’s first-class trading courses and then pay for those courses with cryptocurrencies.…Read More
What Are Stablecoins?
More merchants than ever before are accepting cryptocurrencies, and that’s a good thing! The crypto market is decentralized, secure, and enables store owners just like you to accept payments from around the world in moments. By accepting cryptocurrencies, you increase your potential customer base and may see greater profits down the road. But the crypto market’s general stability is only because of unique crypto-tokens called stablecoins. These vital pieces of the crypto market play a big role in the value of popular coins like Bitcoin. Today, let’s take a deep…Read More
10 Blockchain Use Cases
The blockchain has been an innovative concept ever since its implementation and since Bitcoin came onto the scene over a decade ago. But although blockchain technology is still primarily used for cryptocurrency transactions, it’s actually a much more versatile solution to many more problems. Indeed, blockchain tech is already being used in several industries. Today, let’s break down ten blockchain use cases in detail. By the end, you’ll see exactly how useful the blockchain can be, both for individuals and for the world at large. Blockchain Is More Useful Than…Read More
Crypto Payments: The Top 5 Coins You Should Be Accepting and Why
With the creation of Bitcoin in 2009, a radical new way of making payments emerged before our eyes: with decentralized digital currencies not controlled by any government, called cryptocurrencies. Since then, the development of this new form of payment continues to be exponential, being accepted by large corporations such as Microsoft, Etsy, Twitch, PayPal, Whole Foods, and even between countries. The entry of Bitcoin as legal tender in El Salvador, along with other important projects in the crypto ecosystem, made 2021 the year when cryptocurrencies became mainstream. As a result,…Read More
Is Cryptocurrency Real Money?
Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, in general, were once the subject of ridicule by economists and banking institutions around the world. But over the last few years, we’ve collectively seen just how valuable and versatile cryptocurrencies are. In turn, we’ve also seen more businesses and individuals start to use crypto tokens to pay for everyday goods or investments. But even with these changes, is cryptocurrency real money? Is it a good investment, and should merchants start accepting crypto tokens at their businesses? Today, let’s answer these questions and more, beginning with a…Read More
How To Accept Crypto as a Business
eCommerce business owners with their fingers on the pulse of the economy and forward-thinking business plans are starting to accept crypto tokens as forms of payment – and that’s a good thing! Accepting crypto as a business can provide your eCommerce venture with several benefits, including increased payment flexibility, more profits, and more outstanding service to your customers. However, it can be tough to know how to start accepting Bitcoin and other crypto tokens on your website if you haven’t done it before. Today, let’s break down how to accept…Read More
How Can You Accept Crypto Payments on Your Site?
If you’ve decided to start accepting crypto tokens for your goods and services, congratulations! You’ve just made your business more flexible and approachable for an international audience. Deciding to accept crypto tokens as a currency will likely pay dividends in the future. That said, you still need to decide how to accept crypto payments on your site. There are several different ways to accept cryptocurrencies before exchanging them for fiat currencies or storing them for investment purposes. Today, let’s break down each crypto payment acceptance method one by one. What…Read More
What Is a Payment Processor?
All online businesses thrive on digital payments, such as credit and debit card payments, electronic wallet payments, and even cryptocurrency payments. However, no eCommerce business can accept these digital currencies without a payment processor and payment gateway. Today, let’s take a close look at what a payment processor is, what it does, and how it works. We’ll also go over the types of currencies that payment processors accept and whether you can use a standard payment processor to accept crypto tokens at your eCommerce business. Payment Processors Explained Both retail…Read More