Major Organizations That Accept Cryptocurrency (Bitcoin) As A Means Of Payment
Although lots of businesses are being skeptical about accepting cryptocurrency as a means of payment most especially in Africa countries. One thing they should have in mind is that the adoption of cryptocurrency as payment is greatly increasing every minute, hour, and day worldwide. This article will bring to your knowledge some of the top organizations all over the world that accept cryptocurrency as a means of payment for their goods, services, and even donations.
Wikipedia, which is the largest open-source online encyclopedia company in the world accepts donations in Bitcoin through a new partnership with Coinbase.
The company allows the use of Bitcoin to top up your Microsoft account in order to purchase games, movies, and apps in the Windows and Xbox stores. In the past, the company halted its acceptance of cryptocurrency but shortly after resumed their service.
An American global travel technology company. The company accepts Bitcoin through Coinbase with some very strict limitations.
Deloitte Canada set-up a Bitcoin automatic teller machine and equipped a restaurant in its office complex to accept bitcoin as payment.
KFC Canada decided to accept Bitcoin for a limited time in exchange for the “Bitcoin Bucket”. The company processed payment through BitPay and the bucket was to be delivered straight to the customer’s home address.
Overstock.com is a famous American online retailer that sells big-ticket items at lower prices due to overstocking. In August 2017, Overstock announced their acceptance of cryptocurrencies as a form of payment for goods they sell and partnered with Coinbase in order to allow Bitcoin payments for their online orders. They will take not only Bitcoin, but Ethereum, Litecoin and Monero as well.
Playboy TV launched a new payment option that will allow customers to access its exclusive adult content using cryptocurrencies.
· Virgin Galactic
Richard Branson company that includes Virgin Mobile and Virgin Airline allows you to pay for space travel with Bitcoins.
One of the leading customer-focused domain name registrar and web host start accepting Bitcoin back in 2013 since it has been requested by the company’s tech audience.
CheapAir.com is an American online travel agency, established in 1989 has started accepting Bitcoin as a payment option for flight and hotel bookings through Coinbase. CheapAir has processed more than 5 million in bitcoin payments and now plans to accept Ethereum.
This is a retail and wholesale e-commerce site based in Kenya. They offer a wide range of goods and services much more. The site targets East African diaspora looking to buy items for their friends and family in Kenya & Uganda. Up until recently, payment options included the usual suspects PayPal, Visa & MasterCard. Earlier this year, they added Bitcoin as a payment option on their website.
An online retailer of items including computer hardware and consumer electronics. The company is one of the first to accept Bitcoin payment.
This is a cloud storage and file hosting service launched on January 19, 2013, by Kim Dotcom, who had previously founded Mega upload. The site accepts Bitcoin for subscriptions for more storage space on the file-sharing service and account upgrades.
ExpressVPN is the largest virtual private network service that allows you to surf online securely and privately. ExpressVPN now accepts Bitcoin as payment for subscriptions from customers.
Sport Lisboa e Benfica, commonly known as Benfica is an extremely popular sports club based in Lisbon Portugal. The company accepts Bitcoin for game tickets and merchandise.
AT&T Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate It is the world's largest telecommunications, mobile and fixed telephone service provider. AT&T is the first major America mobile carrier to provide a cryptocurrency payment option for customers to pay their mobile bills through BitPay.
PayPal Holdings, Inc. is an American company that operates an online payments system worldwide. PayPal accepts Bitcoin as a form of payment. It runs through payment processors such as GoCoin, Coinbase, and BitPay. They are one of the first companies to begin accepting cryptocurrencies as payment for transactions completed through them. They are also considering the use of Ethereum, as well as other cryptocurrencies in the future.
Come to think of it, for these businesses to be accepting cryptocurrency as a means of payment, that means there must be something they are benefiting from it. Therefore, it is advisable to include cryptocurrency as a means of payment for your business because it is fast, easy and secure. Think crypto, think expansion as it exposes your businesses to clientele and investors all over the world.