DigitalMint, a U.S.-based Bitcoin point-of-sale provider, announced on Monday it has formed a strategic long-term partnership with Kerma Tech, a Southeast ATM operator, to provide consumers access to cryptocurrency across several states, including Georgia, Tennessee, and Indiana. According to the DigitalMint, the initial launch with Kerma Tech calls for Bitcoin ATMs in gas stations and convenience stores in 25 locations and includes the following cities in Georgia: Athens, Macon, Albany, Augusta, Fort Valley, Warner Robins, Covington, Conyers, Hephzibah, Thomson, Stockbridge, Hogansville, Newnan, Hampton, Loganville, Columbus, Americus in addition to Chattanooga and Cleveland in Tennessee and Mishawaka in Indiana.
“DigitalMint continues to grow in its efforts to make cryptocurrency transactions more accessible to the general public through kiosks and teller windows across the country. From gas stations to convenience stores, crypto ATMs have boomed globally and the number of Bitcoin ATMs in the U.S. have more than doubled from 4,213 ATMs in 2019 to 9,242 ATMs in 2020.”
Speaking about the partnership, Amyn Remtulla, Co-Founder of Kerma Tech, stated:
“The Kerma Tech team is thrilled to work with a Bitcoin point-of-sale provider like DigitalMint. We’re confident that with our collective efforts and innovative services we will help accelerate cryptocurrency adoption throughout the nation.”
Marc Grens, President and Co-Founder of DigitalMint, added:
“We’re excited to partner with an experienced ATM operator like Kerma Tech. We look forward to working together to help develop a more Bitcoin-ready nation and empowering the unbanked with an opportunity to participate in our technology-driven society.”
DigitalMint currently has partnerships with Circle K, Community Financial Service Centers, EZ Money, Check Cashing USA, CheckChangers, Kelley Williamson Company, United Check Cashing, Friendly Check Cashing, Continental Currency Services, Digital Currency Systems, and SecureCheck Cashing Systems.