Thanks for tuning back in to learn about the exciting new BitPay happenings this month! As always, we have exciting news to share from BitPay headquarters, and we're welcoming new merchants to the crypto world. Learn about this month's spotlights!

In This Issue:

BitPay in the Spotlight

Check out the latest news from BitPay this month:

Other Industry News

Check out the latest in the crypto world:

BitPay Bids Welcome to New Businesses

Welcome to BitPay and the crypto world! Here is a curated list of new merchants accepting crypto:

Search the BitPay Merchant Directory for even more merchants accepting crypto!

Merchant Spotlight: Blockworks

Merchant Spotlight: Blockworks

Permissionless is the brainchild of Blockworks and Bankless. Over 5,500 people attended the inaugural event in 2022, making Permissionless the world’s largest DeFi conference.

What sets Permissionless apart? It’s a crypto native’s paradise, crafted specifically for both builders and investors who are dedicated to scaling the industry.

Permissionless is headed to Austin in 2023, and you know what they say… Everything is bigger in Texas.

Permissionless 2023 will feature the biggest names in Web3, a gargantuan exposition hall filled with the top brands in the space, an awe-inspiring NFT Gallery, inclusive, community-focused parties and events, metaverse experiences, and so much more.

Buy your ticket today and Pay with BitPay.

Charitable Spotlight: Crisis

Crisis helps thousands of homeless people every year. They provide vital help so that people can rebuild their lives and are supported out of homelessness for good in 12 areas across England, Scotland and Wales. They provide personalized help that could include finding a home, job, advice and more!

“We are really excited to be working with BitPay to offer our supporters a new and innovative way to donate. It’s only through our generous supporters and their donations that we are able to provide vital help so that people can rebuild their lives and be supported out of homelessness for good.  This year many people may be without a home for the first time due to the cost of living crisis, forced onto the streets in a time of extreme financial hardship. With the support of companies like BitPay, we will be able to help those people and continue working to end homelessness for good.” -Helen Radia, Interim Director of Fundraising at Crisis

Check Crisis in the BitPay Merchant Directory

View our full list of BitPay's non-profit partners to donate to this holiday season. Learn how nonprofits can accept crypto as a donation!

Marketing Spotlight: ZenLedger

BitPay and ZenLedger have partnered to bring simple crypto tax filing to all BitPay users. ZenLedger is the IRS’ sole source provider of forensic accounting and taxation software for cryptocurrencies, offering advanced features to get your crypto taxes done in minutes. With an easy three-step process, crypto investors globally can import transactions directly from your BitPay Wallet to ZenLedger’s crypto tax software, ensure reports are accurate and generate all the forms you need to accurately file your taxes.

Learn More Now

Product Spotlight: Shopify Plugin

Shopify is a powerful, versatile online store for any business. BitPay works directly with Shopify to integrate cryptocurrency payments directly into Shopify's hosted checkout system. Enabling cryptocurrency payments in your Shopify store is simple and requires no coding knowledge! With a BitPay business account, it’s easy to accept bitcoin on your Shopify store with BitPay's one-click integration.

Learn more about our Shopify Plugin

Already using BitPay on Shopify? Did you update the BitPay plugin after July 2022? If not, check this help article out on how to add the new plugin and deactivate the old plugin.

Word of the Month:  Smart Contract

Created by Nick Szabo in 1998, smart contracts are code written into a blockchain that executes the terms of an agreement. Smart Contracts automate the actions required in the contract and are fast, transparent, and secure for both parties.

Image Source: Blockchain Learning Center

Pacaso Home of The Month:  Waterside

Waterside offers a private dock and a duffy boat with spectacular views and a great balance of indoor/outdoor living. An elevator serves all three levels of the home, including a top-floor bonus room that opens to a patio with a fireplace, an outdoor kitchen and Balboa Cove views.

Cost: $1,280,000

Address: 4106 River Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92663

Check Out the Waterside Listing

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Learn more about Pacaso

Don't put your second home dreams on hold for another minute. With Pacaso's modern and professionally managed co-ownership model, you can own a second home for less cost and hassle. This is true real estate property ownership, not a resort timeshare.

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