Newegg partners with BitPay to add Bitcoin support

Newegg has announced a partnership with BitPay to accept Biitcoin payments on

The company’s over 25 million registered customers can now pay for over 10.5 million products including computers, game consoles and household items using Bitcoin.

Soren Mills, Newegg North America Chief Marketing Officer:

“Newegg’s customers are among some of the earliest Bitcoin miners and are enthusiastic proponents of the crypto-currency. Adopting Bitcoin as a payment option at Newegg was a seamless process and our partnership gives us the capabilities we require for high-volume e-commerce.”

Tony Gallippi, BitPay Co-founder and Executive Chairman:

“Our mission is to make Bitcoin every merchant’s favorite form of payment. Forward-thinking merchants like Newegg allow Bitcoin enthusiasts from around the world to shop with ease. Newegg has been the most requested retailer from the Bitcoin community and our collaboration will serve this pent-up demand.”

When completing an order on Newegg, customers can now select “Bitcoin” from the list of available payment methods during stage two of the ordering process. Orders processed using BitPay can be completed using the following options:

  • If the customer has digital wallet software, that customer can complete an order by clicking the “Pay with Bitcoin” button.
  • If the customer’s digital wallet is stored in a smartphone, a QR code can be scanned on the Bitcoin Payment page to complete the transaction.
  • If the customer’s digital wallet is hosted on the web, the customer clicks the “View Address” link to display the digital wallet address and send the Bitcoin amount due.

Source: BusinessWire



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