Online platforms around the world are trying to integrate crypto payments to increase adoption. Leading Open SaaS e-commerce platform BigCommerce has announced its strategic partnership with BitPay and CoinPayments.

The aim is to provide secure crypto payment solutions to all BigCommerce merchants in certain countries. BigCommerce offers merchants the opportunity to provide payment options, expand market share, expand customer base and accelerate international growth to further expand in the crypto ecosystem. Talking about the development, BigCommerce sales chief Marc Ostryniec said:

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

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BigCommerce gives merchants the flexibility to choose which crypto payment solutions work best for their stores. They also offer one-click integration for merchants to start offering digital assets as another payment method. This also gives shoppers the flexibility to spend cryptocurrencies on their purchases.

BitPay is one of the world's leading Bitcoin payment service providers. Since its inception in 2011, BitPay has processed more than $5 billion in payments supporting more than 100 crypto wallets. Merchants using BitPay can choose to accept a variety of different cryptocurrencies. This includes Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Dogecoin (DOGE), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Shiba Inu (SHIB), Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC), Litecoin (LTC), XRP (XRP). BitPay CEO Stephen Pair said:

   “We have worked with BigCommerce to help merchants minimize the escalation of adding crypto as a payment option as well as available payment methods in just a few clicks. Our strategic partnership and integration with BigCommerce is bringing crypto into the mainstream and payments to transform the way merchants receive money worldwide. It supports a different future for."

Similarly, another crypto payment gateway, CoinPayments, has a large market presence. More than 115,000 merchants in 190 countries use CoinPayments to accept real-time crypto payments. The payment gateway supports over 100 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin, with a transaction fee as low as 0.5%. BigCommerce said it is working with several global B2C and B2B BigCommerce merchants to provide industry-leading crypto technologies. It offers traders key benefits such as lower transaction fees, broader market access, more payment options, reduced risks and innovation.