Nov. 26, 2013
BitPay has launched a new global bitcoin directory, which features many of the world's bitcoin-accepting merchants.
One of the merchants listed is Takeaway.com, a food delivery service in Europe. Takeaway accepts bitcoin for ordering through its more than 30,000 restaurants in England, Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Austria and Switzerland.
"We are often asked where to spend bitcoins and this global directory allows bitcoin merchants around the world to get discovered," said Tony Gallippi, BitPay co-founder and CEO. "With this service we will be linking over 5 million bitcoin users with merchants and we will continue adding more merchants."
According to a news release, bitcoins give merchants a way to decrease the amount of online fraud and subsequent chargebacks that come with accepting traditional credit cards.
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