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
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
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
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…Read More
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…Read More
“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…Read More
TerraCredit (CREDIT): Designed for mass adoption CREDIT Quick Stats What is TerraCredit? A decentralized digital payment solution, CREDIT aims to become the world’s TOP currency for the unbanked adult population. CREDIT is built on Proof-Of Stake protocol and its speed allows for a fast transaction; Transactions on the TerraCredit blockchain show instantly and are coins are spend-able within 1 minute, making CREDIT a viable replacement to cash and a rewarding option attractive to new users. CoinPayments prides itself on the easy to use platform we offer and are always excited…Read More
Binance USD (BUSD)
Binance USD (BUSD): A U.S. dollar-backed stablecoin BUSD Quick Stats CoinPayments is happy to have successfully integrated BUSD cryptocurrency to our growing list of payment solutions. Merchants can now choose to accept BUSD payments for their business. Binance USD (BUSD) is a 1:1 USD-backed stable coin issued by Binance. Launched on 5 Sep 2019, BUSD aims to integrate the stability of the dollar with blockchain technology. This digital fiat currency is issued as an ERC-20 token. Stablecoins have grown exponentially in popularity over the last years. And for a good…Read More
GUAP Coin (GUAP): Is the cryptocurrency for the culture GUAP Quick Stats What is GUAP Coin? GUAP Coin is a decentralized digital coin founded by people of colour that can be traded between peers instantly. GUAP Coin is fast, secure, and highly scalable. Guap Coin is for everybody but our primary mission is to uplift those economic communities that have been left out of the cryptocurrency revolution. GUAP is a next-level initiative that infuses the “Buy Black” movement with blockchain technology to incentivize the black community to invest in itself.…Read More