Selects Fintech Stripe to Bring More Consumers into Crypto Economy

Stripe, a tech firm building financial infrastructure for the Internet, confirmed that has “chosen Stripe to facilitate payments, mitigate fraud risk, and improve revenue management.”

Established in 2011, was one of the early infrastructure “pioneers” of the Bitcoin community. As of January 2022, 37 million verified users from “nearly every country had used the platform to create more than 80 million crypto wallets and complete more than $1 trillion in crypto transactions.”

With growth plans to push the number of’s users into the “hundreds of millions by 2025,” the company has “turned to Stripe to improve the process of exchanging fiat for crypto and radically simplify the experience for new crypto investors.”

Stripe will “help address challenges common to crypto purchases: fluctuating payment acceptance rates, volatile reliability, and frustrating user experiences.”

In only a few weeks, “used Stripe technology to build an entirely new checkout flow that made it possible for users to securely purchase crypto using card payments.”

Since switching to Stripe, has “increased its payment acceptance rates.” expects rates to “further improve as it uses Stripe to provide customers with additional ways of funding their accounts, including Apple Pay and Google Pay.”

Thianh Lu, VP of Product at, stated:

“It’s daunting for consumers to turn their crypto interest into actual transactions—trust is an imperative. A frictionless user experience is critical to building trust, so we’ve focused on making the process of exchanging fiat for crypto as simple as possible. Stripe’s partnership is instrumental in making that happen.” is also “using Stripe Radar to better distinguish fraudsters from legitimate customers.”

Lu added:

“While Stripe’s conversion rates are excellent, knowing that Stripe is an engineering-first company that’s constantly innovating is what got our team really excited.” 

Card payments are available to users globally, and Stripe’s technology “supports many alternative payment methods, making it possible to extend into international markets.”

Lu continued:

“Stripe has given us significant improvements in payments acquisition. Looking ahead, Stripe’s support for alternative payment methods across key geographies will meaningfully accelerate our entry into new markets.”

For Stripe,’s adoption of its technology is “part of a broader effort to help innovative new companies run and scale their businesses.”

Will Gaybrick, Chief Product Officer at Stripe, remarked:

“Stripe is working with many of the most exciting companies and projects in Web3, and supporting the world’s leading crypto brands. We’re excited to power into the next phase of their growth.”

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