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Payfirma announces beta for bitcoin API


November 11, 2015
By Laura Aiken

Vancouver – Payfirma has rolled out their Bitcoin API that allows businesses to accept Bitcoin along with other traditional payment methods.

Merchants interested in signing up for the beta can do so at www.payfirma.com/platform/bitcoin. Payfirma is a multichannel payments company based in Vancouver.

This solution will also give business owners access to consumers who exclusively purchase at bitcoin vendors. Through a partnership with BitPay, Payfirma’s Bitcoin API allows beta users to accept bitcoin as a payment method with an integration directly connected to their Payfirma account. With the ability to embed it into the eCommerce checkout experience, users can see purchases and refunds made with Bitcoin that are automatically exchanged into dollars (USD or CAD) at a verified exchange rate.

Payfirma has an existing agreement with CIBC to offer Payfirma services to CIBC business banking clients who are seeking innovative solutions for accepting payments from clients using mobile devices.

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