Stripe Opens Opportunity for Bitcoin Integration

Stripe Opens Opportunity for Bitcoin Integration

  • Stripe co-founder John Collison has confirmed that the company may restore support for cryptocurrency in the future
  • The latest update comes after the payment company stopped accepting bitcoin for payment due to volatility and inefficiency
  • When asked about the possibility of crypto support, Collison said: “We don’t yet but I think it’s not implausible that we would.”

Stripe has failed to rule out the possibility of accepting cryptocurrency for payment in the future.

This is coming 3 years after the online payments company ended support for Bitcoin citing volatility and its lack of efficiency for daily transactions.

The company’s co-founder John Collison opened a window of opportunity to reconsideration while speaking at the Fintech Abu Dhabi festival on Tuesday.

He said:

“There have been a lot of developments of late with an eye to making cryptocurrencies better and, in particular, scalable and acceptable cost as a payment method.”

John Collison

When asked if Stripe will reconsider cryptocurrency payment, he said:

“We don’t yet, but I think it’s not implausible that we would.”

The company recently disclosed that it had formed a team dedicated to the exploration of cryptocurrency and “Web3”.

Collison added that several innovations emerging from the cryptocurrency world have potential, such as Solana.

Read also: Elon Musk Attacks Binance and CEO For Dogecoin Glitch

Stripe which was founded in 2009 is the largest privately-owned fintech company in the United States.


Valued at $95 billion, the company processes payment for platforms like Google, Amazon, and Uber and has also into other areas of finance.

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