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Liquid Asset Support Comes to Merchant Payments Software Bitfinex Pay

Liquid Asset Support Comes to Merchant Payments Software Bitfinex Pay

The Liquid Network, the world’s leading Bitcoin sidechain developed by Bitcoin infrastructure company Blockstream, is now supported by merchant payments technology Bitfinex Pay

The Liquid Network, the world’s leading Bitcoin sidechain developed by Bitcoin infrastructure company Blockstream, is now supported by merchant payments technology Bitfinex Pay. The technology, built by world-class cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex, now allows merchants to receive contactless and borderless payments of Liquid Bitcoin (L-BTC) and USDt on Liquid (USDt).

Liquid Bitcoin and USDt on Liquid are assets on the Liquid Network verifiably backed one-to-one with bitcoin (BTC) and Tether tokens (USDt) respectively, and utilize the Liquid Network’s innovative technology such as two-minute settlement finality and strong confidentiality through the use of zero-knowledge proofs. The utilization of Liquid’s technology allows merchants to quickly accept L-BTC and USDt for payments.

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“Bitfinex Pay empowers merchants around the world that may not have access to traditional payment systems,” said Blockstream CSO Samson Mow. “The combination of the Liquid Network’s confidential transactions and fast settlement, with Bitfinex Pay’s seamless checkout experience, is a big game changer.”

“Bitfinex Pay is revolutionising digital payments and I expect a ready uptake of Liquid Bitcoin and USDt on Liquid among our growing user base,” said Paolo Ardoino, CTO at Bitfinex Pay. “Tech-savvy Bitfinex Pay customers will appreciate having access to these digital assets as we continually improve our user experience.”

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The setup process for Bitfinex Pay is straightforward, and its integration with the Liquid Network unlocks the following benefits for merchants:

The ability to conduct business seamlessly without delay

Ensures cryptographically that customers’ sensitive financial data is kept confidential

Payments made to a Bitfinex Pay-enabled merchant are directly deposited to the merchant’s Bitfinex exchange wallet

Customers experience a fast checkout process with the combination of Bitfinex Pay and its Liquid Network integration. The checkout process is simply a matter of clicking on the Bitfinex Pay widget, which then directs the customer to the Bitfinex payment gateway where they can complete the purchase.

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