BitPay opens headquarters in Amsterdam

BitPay has announced the official opening of its new European Headquarters in Amsterdam.

This office will handle sales, implementation and merchant support for BitPay’s merchants in Europe, with the aim of acquiring and serving over 30,000 merchants in Europe by the end of 2014.

Moe Levin has joined BitPay as the company’s European Director of Business Development. Moe has several years of Bitcoin experience, most recently as a conference organizer in Amsterdam and Miami. He said: “Being Bitcoin ready is about more than accepting Bitcoin, it’s about being ready for the future.”

Pieter Poorthuis joins BitPay as a Senior Sales Engineer and Marcel Roelants has also joined BitPay’s Board of Advisors.

“As the world of payments is changing rapidly, BitPay is at the forefront offering technology and support to merchants, establishing its headquarters in Amsterdam is a great way to be closer to its European customers.” says Roelants. 

BitPay’s Co-Founder and CEO, Tony Gallippi said: “The launch of our new brand and logo aligns with our open-source culture. It’s also an exciting time in Bitcoin space and with the opening of our new office in Amsterdam, we are looking to hire the world’s best developers to build the world’s best payment system.”

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