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:
- Check out Bitcoin Magazine’s interview with BitPay CEO, Stephen Pair to learn how to pay with crypto. Watch the video now!
- Read E-Crypto News interview with Stephen Pair discussing how the industry will continue to provide opportunities for those who are willing to dig in, prove their mettle and find innovative ways of solving everyday problems.
- Watch our VP of Marketing, Merrick Theobald, on the podcast From Cash to Crypto: Mastering Bitcoin Payments.
- BitPay and Ramp are making it easier for our customers across the world to buy crypto with even more flexibility and choice. Learn more now.
Read news from across the blockchain industry:
- Check out Business Insider's prediction on how Bitcoin could reach $180,000 by April 2024.
- After China banned mining, Bitcoin miners are migrating to Texas making it the Global Mecca.
- Learn about how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could play a role in the presidential election.
- Bitcoin halving is just a few months away. Read more about what that means.
- Learn more about why XRP is soaring up 75% after the recent SEC ruling.
Stay In the Know
Check out the latest from the BitPay Blog:
- Learn about the benefits of self-custody for your crypto.
- Dollar-cost averaging (DCA) is a time-honored investment strategy that involves purchasing set amounts of stock at regular intervals.
- The fourth Bitcoin halving, anticipated to take place in April or May of 2024, is a significant event in the history of the network. It will see the amount of block rewards paid to Bitcoin miners once again cut in half, this time to 3.125 Bitcoins per new block.
Merchant Spotlight: Exoclick
Exoclick, a platform designed to grow your traffic, boost your ad revenues and give you statistics, global coverage, timely payments and 24/7 customer service and more, is now offering its lead-generating marketers the opportunity be paid in crypto through BitPay Send.
Want to offer crypto? Learn more how you can pay affiliates, employees, and more with BitPay Send.
Charitable Spotlight: American Red Cross
The American Red Cross, a nonprofit organization that helps prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies, has been accepting crypto donations through BitPay since 2014.
BitPay Welcomes Pink Sands Resort
Set in the tropical environment of Harbour Island, Bahamas, Pink Sands offers an inward journey toward resort escapism, with thoughtful spaces for guests to explore, get lost, or find moments of escape.
Word of the Month: Decentralized Network
There are 3 types of networks: centralized, decentralized, and distributed. A centralized network is where there is one central authority. A decentralized network is where there are multiple authorities that share the decision-making. A distributed network allows for independent nodes to be interconnected with peers.
Product Spotlight: Ramp
BitPay and Ramp are making it easier for our customers across the world to buy crypto with even more flexibility and choice. Ramp has added support for 40+ new fiat currencies our customers can use to pay for their crypto purchases.
Vote with Your Favorite Crypto
Use your crypto in the upcoming elections:
- Tim Scott - Donate your crypto to Presidential candidate Tim Scott.
- Heal the Divide - Donate your crypto to Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
- Vivek 2024 - Donate your crypto to Presidential candidate Vivek
- Francis Suarez - Donate your crypto to Presidential candidate Francis Suarez.
Check out this month's merchant shoutouts:
- Shop APMEX’s silver and gold popular categories, including pop culture collectibles. Shop now!
- OneGold gives you direct ownership of vaulted gold, silver, and platinum at an ultra-low cost. Start your free account today.
- Buy a domain name with Namecheap today!
- Ready to start accepting crypto with your Shopify business? Get started today with the BitPay app!
- Instantly deploy high-performance cloud servers, cloud GPUs, bare metal, and cloud storage worldwide with Vultr. New users receive $100 to test their platform.
- Use BrandBucket to name your business.
- Shop US stores and have your items reliably shipped back home with Qwintry