Bitstamp enables card purchases for bitcoin in US

Bitstamp, Europe’s first regulated bitcoin exchange, announced today they have added the USA to the list of countries where customers can buy bitcoin by Visa or MasterCard credit/debit card.

Only a one-time verification of user card details is required for instant availability of bitcoin purchases.

To get started:

• Go to the deposit page and choose a credit card from the side menu
• Choose the amount you would like to spend
• Enter your card details and click ‘submit’

This service is enabled through cooperation with Bitstamp payment partner, Simplex. Simplex provides Bitcoin exchanges, broker websites and wallet applications with a fully protected fraud-free platform for selling bitcoins via credit card.

The debit/credit card purchasing functionality is already available to customers in the EU and 60 other countries around the world.

Bitstamp provides trading in the following crypto markets:

  1. BTC/USD
  2. BTC/EUR
  3. EUR/USD
  4. XRP/USD
  5. XRP/EUR
  6. XRP/BTC

Bitstamp has offices in the UK in London, Luxembourg and New York City.

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