CardCash to Start Rolling out Mobile App for Gift Cards, Offer Bitcoin-Only Discounts

CardCash to Start Rolling out Mobile App for Gift Cards, Offer Bitcoin-Only Discounts

In August Bitcoin Magazine reported that CardCash, an American online company that buys and sells discounted gift cards from thousands of national retailers, had started to accept bitcoin payments, joining companies such as Gyft and Fold in providing ways to purchase gift cards from major retailers with bitcoin. Founded in 2008, CardCash has been included in the Forbes' list of America's Most Promising Companies for the last three years, as well as in the Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing private companies in America for the past four years. In November 2013, the company raised $6....

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Bitcoin was created by and for risk-loving individuals. The everyday risk-averse person, which describes most people, should rightly be concerned and stay away.

Peter Zaleski, Economics professor at Villanova University in Philadelphia