After integrating a plugin from crypto payment company CoinPayments, British financial research firm Micro Hive now allows its users to pay with BTC, ETH and LTC.
London-based financial research firm Macro Hive has announced that its customers can now pay for services using cryptocurrencies. This is stated in a press release published today.
Micro Hive operates as a full-service financial research company and will now accept payments in Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and Litecoin (LTC). The three cryptocurrencies are among the most popular in the crypto space; trading integration makes them eligible for payments worldwide.
In a statement, company founder and CEO Bilal Hafeez said that the decision to acquire cryptocurrencies is due to increasing customer demand. He also added that the company, as a competitor in the research industry, is always keen to keep an eye on the latest technological developments.
Users will take advantage of the crypto payment option thanks to a partnership with CoinPayments, a leading cryptocurrency payment processor. The Vancouver-based platform launched in 2013 and has so far helped process over $ 10 billion worth of payments spread across more than 2,000 different coins.
Micropayments CEO Jason Butcher said the company’s payment plugin would help Micro Hive better meet customers ‘ needs. He added that this paves a safe path towards mass adoption of cryptocurrencies.
„As more and more consumers want to pay in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, our focus is on helping more businesses make a smooth transition to digital currencies. This is the path of least resistance towards mass adoption“said Mr Butcher.
Mr. Hafeez also said that cryptocurrencies customers the „Offers the possibility to pay with more efficient and secure means of exchange.“
There are over 200 million crypto users worldwide, according to Singapore-based crypto firm TripleA. Asia tops the list with over 59 million users; Europe has over 38 million users, while the US alone has more than 27 million users.
Launched in 2019, Macro Hive offers retail investors a platform through which they can access high-quality research on various topics, including cryptocurrencies.