Starbucks, Amazon-Owned Whole Foods, 30,000 Retailers Now Accept Bitcoin, Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash

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Show us what you’ve bought! #CryptoNotCredit https://t.co/VvZEZQP8iB pic.twitter.com/K6PVRgb0um— Gemini (@Gemini) May 13, 2019 As can be seen above, it’s basically Apple Pay, but with crypto. There are other solutions which, especially for online commerce, simply provide the tools to accept crypto payments. Crypto payments are going mainstream with more than 30,000 retailers and 15 major brands now accepting bitcoin, ethereum and bitcoin cash through a point of sale solution. “Instead of bolting cryptocurrency payments on top of debit cards, we took the opposite approach. All of these solutions are now starting to make crypto payments more mainstream and popular especially as a backup if say the card malfunctions for whatever reason. The app itself apparently has AML/KYC requirements, making this a roundabout way of spending crypto.

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Crypto payments are going mainstream with more than 30,000 retailers and 15 major brands now accepting bitcoin, ethereum and bitcoin cash through a point of sale solution.

“Instead of bolting cryptocurrency payments on top of debit cards, we took the opposite approach. Over the past year, we’ve built new connections with tens of thousands of merchant point-of-sale terminals nationwide, to bypass the existing payments infrastructure and push cryptocurrency-based payment authorizations directly to merchants on your behalf,” says Flexa.

Flexa describes itself as “a new payments network, built on top of cryptocurrency, that brings buyers and sellers closer together in order to cut processing cost, eliminate fraud, and preserve your privacy.”

They have a Spedn app which appears to be little more than depositing at Gemini who is a custodian of the crypto.

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