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PayPal and bitcoin to collaborate

Written by  Jun 23, 2020

The hot news today is from PayPal, the well-known payments company, is getting ready to introduce a cryptocurrency buying and selling service on the platform.

According to a recent report on, a person familiar on this new development has revealed that PayPal and it’s peer-to-peer payment platform, Venmo is getting ready to allow people and businesses to buy and sell crypto directly from their platforms. The source highlighted that they will be introducing a kind of built in wallet function so you can store your assets there.

In the industry, bitcoin and other crypto assets have posed some serious competition to PayPal ever since it was created. This is due to the assets class significantly reducing the transaction charges that are inherent with traditional payments processes such as the payment platform of PayPal.

The source who reveals the news also made mention that PayPal will heavily rely on numerous platforms as liquidity providers for the transactions in question. Despite this, no clear details have specified which cryptocurrencies the company will be offering to its users at the time of writing.

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This news is highly exciting for the future of mainstream adoption for the crypto industry. Over the past few weeks, months, and years, adoption in the industry has taken somewhat of a slump. With this new support from one of the biggest names in finance online the world of crypto and bitcoin are receiving mainstream support and investment.

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Peter Flynn

Senior Editor and self confessed Crypto addict, bringing a variety of Crypto tech news, help and advice in the UK. I have worked in various fields throughout my career such as a Systems Administrator, Cyber Security Consultant and other technical related roles, these days I concentrate on Cryptocurrency journalism and technical writing.

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