PayTech company Cardstream (PR42 profile) has partnered with cryptocurrency company Qi to make it simpler for merchants worldwide to accept digital currencies. Cardstream processes card payments globally and also offers emerging and local payment methods for some regions and consumers.
The addition of Qi is intended to strengthen the company’s approach by providing easy access to cryptocurrencies on a global platform.
Adam Sharpe, CEO of Cardstream, commented, “The crypto industry is already huge, continues to grow, and is constantly changing. We are excited to work with the team at Qi to provide relevant crypto capabilities in this rapidly emerging new world of commerce.
In connection with the blockchain, Qi‘s API enables payment service providers and fintech partners to provide digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum as payment methods.