BigCommerce expands crypto capabilities with BitPay and CoinPayments

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BigCommerce have announced a new partnership with BitPay and CoinPayments that will enhance crypto capabilities, giving merchants new ways to accept payments in the currency.

BigCommerce are opening up opportunities for its merchants to offer more payment options which will help them tap into a new customer base and accelerate international growth. These expanded crypto capabilities mean merchants can begin offering cryptocurrency as another payment method for shoppers looking to spend it.

“Expanding our crypto ecosystem to include trusted best-of-breed partners is just one step towards driving innovation and growth for our merchants, A new era of consumers are passionate about transacting using crypto, and we’re helping them do it. Merchants embracing this new technology can remain relevant and maintain a cutting edge as the world of payments continues to shift to digital currency.”

– Marc Ostryniec, chief sales officer, BigCommerce

With BitPay, merchants can accept a variety of cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Dogecoin (DOGE), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Shiba Inu (SHIB), Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC), Litecoin (LTC), XRP (XRP) and 5 USD-pegged stablecoins (BUSD, DAI, GUSD, USDC, and USDP).

CoinPayments is a crypto payment gateway giving merchants the ability to accept real-time global payments from over 100 cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin with a low processing fee of 0.5%.

“Amidst an increase in demand worldwide for alternative payment solutions, our partnership with BigCommerce provides merchants of all sizes with a trusted, streamlined, and scalable solution to accept cryptocurrency payments, With an ever-increasing number of crypto holders worldwide, we look forward to teaming with BigCommerce to give their merchants a unique opportunity to reach new audiences and expand their business.”

– Kalin Kalinov, chief marketing officer of CoinPayments.

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