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MoonPay Enables Crypto Purchases via PayPal

Published 03/05/2024, 13:26
Updated 03/05/2024, 13:45
MoonPay Enables Crypto Purchases via PayPal

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  • MoonPay partners with PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) to facilitate crypto transactions for U.S. users.
  • Users can buy cryptocurrencies through MoonPay using PayPal accounts.
  • PayPal provides an added layer of security.

MoonPay has taken a positive step in its cryptocurrency services, partnering with PayPal to facilitate crypto-fiat transactions for U.S. residents. With this integration, US-based users of the FinTech app can purchase cryptocurrency through PayPal.

MoonPay disclosed this news on its X account, saying, “Today, we’re thrilled to announce a game-changing integration: MoonPay has partnered with @PayPal to offer seamless fiat-to-crypto transactions for users in the U.S.!”

In a separate post on its website, MoonPay stated that this collaboration will allow U.S. customers to buy digital assets using their existing PayPal accounts. In addition, they can automatically initiate direct bank withdrawals or use a debit card, making the transaction process simpler.

Moreover, PayPal provides an added layer of security, meaning users can conduct cryptocurrency transactions without sharing complete financial information.

Ivan Soto-Wright, co-founder and CEO of MoonPay, commented on this development, noting that “PayPal has always been at the forefront of revolutionizing commerce globally.”

Soto-Wright highlighted that users are exploring alternative “financial systems.” Hence, this partnership reflects the company’s goal of offering consumers access to several options, including cryptocurrency.

He added, “By integrating PayPal, we are enabling consumers to transact with crypto in an already familiar environment and significantly lower the barrier to entry for new users.” In essence, this partnership represents a move to streamline cryptocurrency transactions and make them more accessible to a broader audience of users.

Through this integration, PayPal’s extensive user base, exceeding 426 million globally, gains access to crypto purchases. On the other hand, MoonPay, which offers crypto-based services to an established user base of over 15 million, stands to benefit from the expanded reach facilitated by PayPal’s platform.

Furthermore, this initiative is strategic for both entities as it enables PayPal to further diversify its offerings and explore new avenues within the digital asset sector. Simultaneously, it strengthens MoonPay’s position as a leading provider of accessible crypto-purchasing solutions, particularly within the U.S. market.

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