Mollie has announced it has added Bitcoin as one of its payment methods which allows merchants using the service to accept the digital currency without further integration.
The online merchant’s euro account is credited within two working days with the Bitcoin equivalent of the sale value and the exchange rate is set at the time of payment. Mollie is regulated by the Dutch Central Bank.
Gaston Aussems, CEO of Mollie said: “We believe in the future of crypto-currencies as their DNA matches that of online commerce; real time, low transaction costs and cross border. For Bitcoin payments to become commonplace there should be a two-sided market: enough customers able to pay with Bitcoins and sufficient points of sale accepting them. We are convinced that, by making it simple and risk-free for online merchants to accept Bitcoins, we are providing a major contribution to the mass adoption and use of Bitcoins.”
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