Following is the major Bitcoin news of the day
AlertPay Introduced Bitcoin Deposit Features
Payment processor AlertPay recently announced to allow its customers to deposit funds into their accounts using the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. The addition of this new feature will now allow consumers across 190 countries to buy and sell Bitcoin via bank transfer. It will further allow them to spend the cryptocurrency on over 100,000 businesses that are currently associated with AlertPay.
Cozy Games Integrates Bitcoin
Cozy Games, one of the leading regulated iGaming operators, recently announced to integrate Bitcoin into its platform. The company also decided to add Dogecoin and Litecoin as well. GoCoin will be the official payment processor of Cozy Games. The company said that the recent UK tax reforms have made it impossible for the online gaming industry to earn better revenues. They are thus looking for lower cost alternatives.
“By accepting cryptocurrencies through the GoCoin payment platform, regulated online gambling operators can engage new markets like the [under-banked] that are historically difficult to reach,” said Steve Beauregard, co-founder and CEO of GoCoin.
Crowd-Lending Platform Receives over $250,000 in Funding
Bulgaria-based crowd lending platform BitLendingClub announced to have received a whopping seed investment of over $250,000 by European fund LAUNCHub. The new funding round with help BitLendingClub to open new headquarters in San Francisco, USA. The company’s co-founder and CEO Kiril Gantchev told CoinDesk.COM:
“This funding represents a very important step for the company: it has allowed us to put all our efforts in the development of the platform.”
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