16 Sep '13, 2pm

BIG NEWS! We have surpassed 10,000 merchants! #bitcoin

Adds Support for Quickbooks Import of Bitcoin Sales ATLANTA -- September 16, 2013 -- BitPay Inc, the world leader in business solutions for virtual currencies, announces it has over 10,000 approved merchants in 164 countries using its service to accept bitcoin payments. This milestone was reached almost exactly one year after the company approved its 1,000th merchant . The merchants in BitPay’s directory are diverse internationally, with approximately 50% located in North America, 25% in Europe, and 25% in the rest of the world. Ecommerce merchants account for over 90% of the business, including consumer electronics, precious metals and IT services. Bitcoin lowers the risk and cost of accepting payments in a card not-present situation, such as eCommerce. BitPay’s merchant service continues to expand its feature set at a rapid pace. Merchants using the popular Quickbooks sm...

Full article: http://blog.bitpay.com/2013/09/bitpay-surpasses-10000-mer...

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