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Paypal Launches "Checkout With Crypto"

The "Checkout with Crypto" will enable PayPal customers in the U.S. to checkout with cryptocurrency alongside other payment methods in the PayPal wallet. This significantly increases cryptocurrency utility, available at checkout with millions of businesses.

SAN JOSE, Calif., Press Release, March 30 2021

Checkout with Crypto can check out safely and easily, converting cryptocurrency holdings to fiat currency1 at checkout, with certainty of value and no additional transaction fees. Checkout with Crypto will automatically appear in the PayPal wallet at checkout for customers with sufficient cryptocurrency balance to cover an eligible purchase.

"As the use of digital payments and digital currencies accelerates, the introduction of Checkout with Crypto continues our focus on driving mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies, while continuing to offer PayPal customers choice and flexibility in the ways they can pay using the PayPal wallet," said Dan Schulman, president and CEO, PayPal. "Enabling cryptocurrencies to make purchases at businesses around the world is the next chapter in driving the ubiquity and mass acceptance of digital currencies."

With Checkout with Crypto, cryptocurrency is another way for customers to pay and businesses to get paid, adding enhanced utility for cryptocurrency holders.

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