#CryptoCurrency / Slide Mobile Payments Expands Checkout Options to Include Crypto Through BitPay

BitPay, the world’s largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, announced … that mobile payments app Slide, created by PayPal backed Raise Marketplace, is adding cryptocurrency as a payment option using BitPay. Using Slide, consumers can earn unlimited 4% cash back instantly when paying online or in store through contactless checkout. Now, customers can earn 5% cash back when paying with crypto through BitPay…

[CCO, BitPay:] “Crypto offers merchants like Slide a huge opportunity to attract new customers and sales, and with the recent run up in the value of bitcoin, we are expecting a significant jump in spending for the holiday season as it’s a great time to add crypto as a payment option… BitPay allows Slide to accept crypto as a form of payment without having to hold crypto or pay the high fees associated with traditional payment methods.”

BitPay accepts Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, XRP and Ether, as well as four dollar-pegged stablecoins, USDC, GUSD, PAX and BUSD for payment.