An open, staff-driven window into exciting developments, upcoming opportunities, and lessons learned in developing enterprise-grade infrastructure for bitcoin.

Introducing BitPay Labs

February 10th, 2015

At BitPay, we believe that reliable, open source bitcoin infrastructure is crucial to widespread adoption. That’s why we’re constantly releasing and contributing to open source Bitcoin projects. Today we’re taking the next step by releasing Labs – discussion forums for all of our open source bitcoin projects.

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Bitcoin and BitPay in 2014

February 4th, 2015

We put together an infographic to show just how stellar the year 2014 was for Bitcoin and BitPay. It was an amazing year, and we can’t wait to see how 2015 pans out.

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Adyen Integrates BitPay

February 3rd, 2015


We’re excited to announce our partnership with Adyen, a global payment company which processed over $25 billion in transactions last year. This partnership will give some of the biggest companies in the world the ability to begin accepting bitcoin payments.

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Update to the Bitcoin Best Bid (BBB) Rate

January 5th, 2015

Early this morning, Bitstamp, a popular bitcoin exchange, experienced technical issues and halted trading. Bitstamp’s order book is a part of the Bitcoin Best Bid (BBB) rate, BitPay’s global bitcoin exchange rate. The BBB rate is determined by consolidating the order books of all global exchanges which meet BitPay’s standards, and calculating the best bitcoin exchange rate available worldwide.

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We Welcome Xsolla to BitPay

December 3rd, 2014

Gaming payment processor Xsolla will now process its bitcoin payments through BitPay. This partnership will expand bitcoin adoption within the gaming industry and give gamers the option of using the world’s cheapest, fastest, and most secure payment method.

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Intuit adds BitPay to PayByCoin

November 11th, 2014

Businesses that use QuickBooks Online can now give their clients the option of paying invoices with bitcoin, thanks to Intuit’s integration of BitPay. Businesses with a BitPay merchant account can seamlessly accept bitcoin payments through Intuit’s PayByCoin service, and receive a next-day settlement to their local bank account.

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Bitcoin Checkout: One-Tap Mobile Bitcoin Payments

November 4th, 2014

We’ve been busy making bitcoin payments fast and seamless for mobile and retail businesses, and today we’re excited to launch our new point-of-sale app. Bitcoin Checkout allows merchants to accept bitcoin payments on a mobile device.

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Comments on BitLicense

October 20th, 2014

Today, BitPay submitted our response to the New York Department of Financial Services’ (NYDFS) proposed regulations for virtual currency business activities, and we would like to share our themes and full response.

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