PayPal announces merchants can now accept bitcoin

Announcements | April 13, 2015 By:

On Friday, March 10, PayPal announced that its merchants can now begin accepting bitcoin payments.

“A merchant can also integrate with Braintree to begin accepting payments with credit or debit cards, PayPal, Venmo, digital currencies such as Bitcoin, or other payment solutions with a single integration,” said Paypal.

In September 2014, PayPal announced it would accept Bitcoin via integration with Braintree, and the same month announced partnerships with Coinbase, BitPay and GoCoin.

PayPal is an online payments system.