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
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
CoinPayments Integrates Gift Card Purchases Onto Platform
One of the ongoing narratives for cryptocurrencies is that there is no practical use for them in the retail sector, citing slow transaction confirmation times at checkout and price volatility risk for merchants as primary factors. While this may have held true during the early days of cryptocurrency adoption, many of these issues have been resolved with the creation of tokens with near-instant confirmation times, or tokens that are pegged 1:1 to fiat currencies. Nonetheless, the status quo still believe there is inherent risks in paying with and/or accepting cryptocurrencies…Read More