Bitcoin Startup Brings Lightning Network Payments to Amazon, Whole Foods

Bitcoin Startup Brings Lightning Network Payments to Amazon, Whole Foods

U.S.-based payments startup Fold has made Lightning Network payments possible at Amazon, Starbucks, Uber and other big name retailers. United States-based payments startup Fold has made Lightning Network (LN) payments possible at Amazon, Starbucks, Uber and other big name retailers. The news was revealed in an official blog post published on July 10.As previously reported, the Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning Network is a second-layer solution to bitcoin’s scalability limitations, opening payment channels between users that…

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39,000 More Merchants Can Accept Litecoin With Flexa Integration

39,000 More Merchants Can Accept Litecoin With Flexa Integration

Litecoin has been integrated into Flexa and will be accepted as payment by its network of almost 40,000 merchants.
New York-based blockchain payment startup Flexa has added litecoin (LTC) as the fifth crypto accepted by merchants on its payment network, the company officially announced on July 3.
Following the listing, litecoin is now accepted as payment at more than 39,250 locations, as Flexa tweeted yesterday.
Litecoin, the fourth biggest crypto by market cap, has become the…

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US Startup Raises $14.1 Mln for Blockchain-Based Payments Network for Retailers

American blockchain startup Flexa raised $14.1 million in funding to release a blockchain-powered payment network for retailers. New York-based blockchain startup Flexa has raised $14.1 million to develop a payments network for retailers. The development was announced in a press release published on April 11.Per the release, Flexa has raised $14.1 million in funding from such participants as early stage token fund 1kx, investment firms Access Ventures and Nima Capital, and hedge fund Pantera…

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