Digital Currency Payment Platform GoCoin Crosses 5,500 Merchant Milestone

Digital Currency Payment Platform GoCoin Crosses 5,500 Merchant Milestone

Today at Inside Bitcoins GoCoin announced it has achieved 5,500 new merchant sign-ups and is now offering liability accounts in Singapore Dollars, GDP, and Euros with pricing available in 165 currencies. GoCoin is the first international payment platform for processing Bitcoin, Litecoin and Dogecoin at checkout.

GoCoin greatly exceeded its growth projections for 2014, initiating over 125,000 transactions. The startup was also responsible for 37 percent of all new merchants accepting digital currency in the fourth quarter of 2014.

"I am very pleased with what our team has accomplished in this first year of operations," said Steve Beauregard, co-founder and CEO of GoCoin. "We now have a clear vision of how to focus our efforts in order to drive payments innovation in the sectors that will benefit the most."

Beauregard is providing the keynote presentation at Inside Bitcoins on Thursday, January 29 at 12:15pm. Follow @GoCoin and #BitcoinConf for real-time updates.

With just $2 million in funding GoCoin made impressive strides in 2014, securing notable partnerships with the likes of Apriva, PayPal and Shopify, along with industry firsts including the premiere partnership with a regulated iGaming operator, Cozy Games.

About GoCoin

GoCoin is the first international payment platform for bitcoin and emerging digital currencies, making it easier than ever for online and retail merchants to accept Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Dogecoin at checkout. GoCoin insulates merchant operators from the complexities and volatility of alt-currencies by settling transactions in the currency of their choice. Founded in July 2013, GoCoin is an international group of companies with offices in Singapore, London, Douglas, Boston and Santa Monica.

For more information about GoCoin, please visit http://www.gocoin.com/


Related News

GoCoin Announces Dogecoin Integration as Client Update Tackles Mining Issues

International payment platform GoCoin has today announced plans to support dogecoin. The move means merchants using the platform will soon be able to accept payments in the canine currency, in addition to GoCoin's existing currencies, bitcoin and litecoin. "We've been carefully prioritizing the latest altcoins, and dogecoin really stands out as a viable currency due, in large part, to the strength of its community," said GoCoin founder and CEO Steve Beauregard. "By integrating dogecoin into our platform, GoCoin is one step closer to giving merchants the ability to accept any digital....

GoCoin's Steve Beauregard Talks Altcoins, Asia and Merchant Adoption

Steve Beauregard is the CEO and founder of GoCoin, a merchant-focused digital currency gateway that offers businesses the ability to accept digital currencies such as BTC, LTC and DOGE. GoCoin raised $1.5m in funding led by Bitcoin Shop this March to further its goal of expanding the use of digital currencies around the world, and in particular, in emerging markets. Beauregard recently spoke about his work during the "Bitcoin Merchant On-Ramp" panel at Inside Bitcoins NYC on 7th April as part of a discussion that addressed digital marketing techniques, among other topics. There, CoinDesk....

GoCoin Brings Altcoin Payments to Shopify Merchants

GoCoin has become the latest payment processor to be integrated into the Shopify e-commerce platform, joining Coinbase and BitPay in offering cryptocurrency payments options to merchants on the platform. Unlike Coinbase and BitPay, however, GoCoin will allow merchants to take payments not only in bitcoin, but also the altcoins dogecoin and litecoin. Eric Benz, GoCoin's business development advisor, said the deal has been months in the making, and was only completed because Shopify merchants like GAW Miners asked the e-commerce platform for altcoin payment options. Benz explained: "In the....

Shopify Partners with GoCoin to Bring Bitcoin Payment Option to 120,000 Merchants

Shopify merchants can now accept cryptocurrency payments from within the e-commerce platform. GoCoin has partnered with Shopify to enable the e-commerce service's 120,000 merchants to accept cryptocurrency payments. This announcement follows GoCoin's recent partnerships with other e-commerce services, including PayPal. Also Read: GoCoin Partnership Brings Bitcoin Payment Option to More than 1,000 Businesses. Shopify Partners with GoCoin to Bring Bitcoin Payment Option to 120,000 Merchants. On Wednesday, GoCoin announced a new partnership with online e-commerce platform Shopify. The....

Bitcoin Payment Platform GoCoin Takes Merger Vows with Ziftr

International Bitcoin and altcoin payment processing platform GoCoin has signed an agreement with Ziftr, an e-commerce solution provider, to continue under a united brand. The result, according to GoCoin's co-founder and CEO Steve Beauregard, checks with their aim of launching a "unified checkout system," one that he believes will give consumers the option of paying with digital currencies and traditional credit cards in a PCI-compliant environment. GoCoin Going Forward, as the "combined-company" is titled, will start by integrating Ziftr's prime services into the GoCoin's existing payment....