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New Bitcoin.com Podcast Episode with Stephen Pair of Bitpay

This week on Bitcoin.com’s podcast host Richard Jacobs talks with Stephen Pair co-founder and CEO of Bitpay, the largest bitcoin payment processor in the world.

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New Bitcoin.com Podcast Episode: Stephen Pair of Bitpay
Bitpay co-founder and CEO, Stephen Pair.

In the latest Bitcoin.com podcast, Stephen Pair discusses current events concerning his company Bitpay and the startup’s project Bitcore. Bitpay was founded by Stephen Pair and Tony Gallippi in the spring of 2011. The company’s growth during the first year led to 1,100 merchants accepting the decentralized currency bitcoin. Over the course of the past six years, the firm has become the largest bitcoin payment processor globally. During the podcast, Pair discusses Bitpay’s first contributions to the bitcoin industry and its exponential growth since the company’s inception.

Serving thousands of merchants across six continents Pair explains how the company enables a bitcoin payment experience that’s used daily by thousands of users. The company has partnered with many large scale merchants as well such as Microsoft, Warner Bros. Records, Newegg, and has collaborated with Paypal as well. Anyone across the globe can access Bitpay’s bitcoin-based merchant solutions, billing, and donation tools.

New Bitcoin.com Podcast Episode: Stephen Pair of BitpayPair also discusses some of the open source projects Bitpay is working on such as Bitcore. The bitcoin platform Bitcore is a full stack for bitcoin development and blockchain-based applications. Bitcore’s open source project includes a wallet client, API, UI, a full node with extended capabilities, and more. The platform enables programmers and merchants the ability to build bitcoin apps more comfortably with its Javascript library. Pair and the company believe developers shouldn’t have to resort to proprietary APIs and offers Bitcore as a solution.

Our readers at Bitcoin.com can listen to, or download, the latest podcast episode here.

What do you think about the payment processor Bitpay and the open source project Bitcore? Let us know in the comments below.


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