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US pay giant Stripe founder: may accept encrypted currency as payment method

via:新浪科技     time:2021/11/26 10:07:30     readed:80

Beijing time November 26 morning news, US online payment company Stripe jointly founder John Collison (John Collison) said Strip does not exclude future acceptance of encrypted currency as the possibility of payment methods.

Stripe stopped supporting the use of Bitcoin payments in 2018, the reason is that the price fluctuations in Bitcoin are significant, and the daily transaction efficiency is low.

However, when participating in Abu Dhabi Financial Science and Technology Festival this Tuesday, Collison said: "For different people, encrypted currency means different things." Cegrates of encrypted currencies, such as use as speculative tools, "There is not much relationship with our work in Stripe", but "the recent advances have made encrypted currencies better, especially as a payment method is good, and cost acceptable."

When asked whether Stripe will re-accept the encrypted currency as a payment method, Corlsen said: "We will not now, but I don't fully exclude this possibility."

Stripe has recently set up a team, dedicated to exploring encrypted currency and web3, which is a brand new, decentralized Internet version. Stripe's project leader Jiraum Pangs Poncin is responsible for this work. Earlier this month, the company appointed the joint founder of the PARADIGM, which specializes in encrypted currency, and Matt Huang entered the board.

Collison pointed out that there are some potential innovations that have a potential innovation, including the second largest digital currency in the world. The latter can accelerate transaction speed and deal with lower cost.

Stripe was established in 2009 and has now become the largest non-listed financial technology company in the United States. The recent estimate is $ 95 billion, and the investors include Baillie Gifford, Sequoia Capital, and Anderson-Holovitz. Stripe handles payment settlement for companies such as Google, Amazon and Uber, and recently developed other business sectors, including loans and tax management.

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