Dogecoin

Dogecoin (DOGE): The Fun and Friendly Internet Currency DOGECOIN QUICK STATS Forget about the banks because Dogecoin has your back! The decentralized, peer-to-peer digital currency is set to disrupt and enhance how you approach sending money online. Doge’s collective endeavor coupled with their growing communities is helping them become one of the most popular cryptocurrencies in the digital tipping marketplace. While Dogecoin was originally introduced as a “joke currency” in 2013, many supporters were thrilled to see it quickly develop its own online community and reach a capitalization of US$60 million in…

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COINFEST 2018

CoinFest Vancouver: Lightning Edition   By: Christina Succurro    On April 6th, 2018 CoinPayments in partnership with Andrew Wagner will be hosting CoinFest, a mini Blockchain expo which aims to be the event equivalent to open source peer-to-peer technology.   A local venture founded in 2013 returning for the second year in a row, to our very own Headquarters here in Vancouver BC. CoinFest has consistently provided opportunities for businesses and Crypto enthusiasts to casually connect over pizza and beer with some of the most influential people of the fin-tech world.…

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NEO

NEO (NEO): An Open Network for Smart Economy NEO QUICK STATS The 9th largest cryptocurrency, with a total market capitalization of over 3 billion USD, NEO payment processing is fully supported by CoinPayments. Since NEO rebranded from Antshares (ANT) in 2017, it has quickly gained momentum as China’s leading smart contracts platform. A currency inevitably compared to the Ethereum blockchain for their similarities, Neo and Ethereum are both open source, Turing complete platforms specifically designed to host smart contracts, initial coin offerings (ICOs) and dApps, respectively fueled by crypto assets.…

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Ways Cryptocurrency Can Positively Affect Small Businesses

Cryptocurrency provides a quick and inexpensive way to accept customer payments in comparison to the traditional method such as credit card. With every cryptocurrency payment, the pay is final which gives the merchant the power instead of the customers. There are four ways cryptocurrency can positively affect your business. No Processing Fees Traditionally, all form of digital transactions has a processing fee; however, with cryptocurrency, there is no intermediary which means that the merchant does not pay the processing fees. Cryptocurrency is a peer-to-peer transaction with no additional cost to…

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How to Accept Cryptocurrency as a Small Business

Set up Your Merchant Wallet Account As a merchant, the first step in accepting cryptocurrencies is to set up a merchant wallet account. The top merchant wallet account providers are CoinPayments.Net, Coinbase, BitPay, and CoinGate. Unique public wallet address will be provided in a form of 26–35 alphanumeric string of characters as well as an associated QR Code for your POS System. The address allows customers to send payments to your wallet. A private key will also be provided to you to help you access your wallet anytime you wish.…

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Syscoin

SYSCOIN (SYS): A Decentralized E-Commerce Platform SYSCOIN QUICK STATS CoinPayments supports Syscoin payment processing options that allow merchants to receive, send and store Syscoin. Buyers becoming more aware of the benefits of blockchain technology are drawn to a new type of buying and selling – a decentralized marketplace offering peer to peer transactions without the middleman. Syscoin offers one of the most advanced e-commerce infrastructures available in the market, where assets, data and digital certificates can be traded securely and efficiently on the blockchain, for minimal network fees and no processing fees.…

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The Evolution of Money

We are going through an exciting new evolution of how money is used. Medium of Exchange (Commodities) During the period of early human civilization, any commodity that was demanded and chosen by common consent was used as a form of currency. Goods like furs, salt, rice, wheat, weapons, animals, and much more were used as an exchange which was known as ‘Barter Exchange.’ Metallic With the progress of human civilization, commodity exchange transitioned into metallic money. Metals like gold, silver, copper, nickel, and much more were used as they could…

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A Better Way to Pay

Understanding the difference between cryptocurrencies and your typical online payment options! As cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Etherium become increasingly more popular, we thought we would weigh in on the benefits of adopting cryptocurrency for your business and explore some of the differences between cryptocurrencies and traditional money. So what exactly is cryptocurrency? Cryptocurrency, also referred to as digital currency, is a digital coin that can be exchanged online. Unlike traditional money, a central bank or government does not issue the value represented by digital currency. Consumers and businesses around the…

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DASH Payment Processing

DASH: Digital Cash You Can Spend Anywhere, Anytime, Globally DASH QUICK STATS On January 18, 2014 a currency by the name of Xcoin (XCO), was released to the crypto market and it would soon be rebranded as one of the most sought-after cryptocurrencies on the market, what we know of today as DASH. Dash was built on Bitcoin’s core and it expanded on its code by adding a “2-tier node”. Unlike Bitcoin, whose transactions are published on the blockchain, Dash’s technology intends to have the liquidity and anonymity of cash…

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