ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BitPay, the world's leading bitcoin payment processor, has recently announced several partnerships with payments companies from around the globe. During the first half of 2015, the company has signed deals with PSPs Payfirma, Sonic Payments, BillPro, Kadu, OpenPay, and Ixopay. These payments companies are based on three continents and, in total, serve more than 100 countries.
BitPay's recent partnerships have made it easier for thousands of companies to implement a bitcoin payment method directly through their PSP, without needing a separate solution. During the last two quarters, BitPay has seen interest in bitcoin increase exponentially from traditional payment companies. Some of BitPay's recent partners have been happy to share why they feel bitcoin is such an important innovation for the payments industry.
Sonic Payments is a US-based payment processor that is revolutionizing the way property managers and landlords handle rent collections. In addition to supporting traditional payment methods like credit and debit cards, eChecks and ACH, Sonic has introduced all-new options, including the ability to pay rent with cash at major retail stores like 7-Eleven, Dollar General and CVS.
"We believe in bitcoin's potential to be an integral part of the future of money, and we're excited to add it to our growing list of ways to pay. The rental space has been stagnant for far too long, but we're working with both property managers and DIY landlords to change that. Delivering the power to seamlessly accept digital currency as an alternative to traditional rent payment options is just one example of how we're driving innovation in this thriving market," Chris Cashwell, Founder and CEO of Sonic Payments.