BitPay, the world’s largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, announced the company is one of Atlanta Inno’s “50 on Fire”. Atlanta Inno is celebrating companies like BitPay that are consistently innovating and disrupting traditional markets with technological advancement. The Inno brand is cultivating a national audience of next-gen business leaders and assembling a network of local innovation expertise to connect the city’s startup and tech ecosystems.
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BitPay Named Atlanta Inno’s “50 on Fire” Winner
For the second year in a row, Atlanta Inno is announcing the 50 people and companies that are crushing it in Atlanta. Atlanta Inno loves celebrating entrepreneurs and startups that are making waves and disrupting the status quo. So, what exactly makes a company or person “on fire?” Using nominations from readers, Atlanta Inno is showcasing startups that have had a banner year — people and companies with new funding, recent product launches, hot hires and innovative approaches to solving problems.
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In selecting BitPay in the Fintech category, Atlanta Inno wrote, “Atlanta blockchain payments provider BitPay has grown at a rapid pace in the last two years. The company has attracted a number of notable investors, including Christopher Klaus Family Office, founder of Internet Security Systems (ISS), and Alvin Liu, co-founder of Tencent. The startup has raised a total of $72 million and partnered with credit card companies to turn crypto into dollars in a simple transaction.”
“Since 2011, BitPay has been developing its blockchain payment services to make it easy for businesses and consumers to accept and use bitcoin and other crypto currencies not just in Atlanta but globally,” said Bill Zielke, Chief Marketing Officer with BitPay. “To be selected as one of the `50 on Fire’ from all of the pioneering fintech startups across Atlanta is an honor.”
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