Blockchain

I have got Bitcoins but who accepts them?

Candela LabsSr. Marketing Manager (Digital Marketing & Branding)

If you still haven’t figured out where to use Bitcoins, we have figured out the top 10 merchant sites where you could trade your Bitcoins.

    1. Namecheap: In March 2013, Namecheap offered its uses to pay through Bitcoins for its services which include domain name registration, domain parking, SSL certificates, etc.
    2. EZTV: The site provides an online platform for watching Television shows. A user has an option to pay out donation to EZTV  through Bitcoins since April 2013.
    3. Wordpress.com: Wordpress has been accepting bitcoins since November 2012. Wordpress is a provider of a free and paid blog based website templates, plugins, etc.
    4. Mega.co.nz: Through Bitcoins users can upgrade their private packages of storage space since December 2012. The site offers users 50 GB of free private storage space.
    5. Lumfile: Users can upgrade their free package to a premium package through Bitcoins at Lumfile. Lumfile is a free cloud-based file server where users can back up their work for free or pay for Lumfile’s premium back up service.
    6. The Pirate Bay: Since April 2013, The Pirate Bay accepts Bitcoins as part of donations for the free torrent based service the site offers.
    7. 4chan.org:  The site introduced Bitcoin based premium subscriptions in December2012. The site is popular for its simple image based bulletin boards. Any unregistered user can post comments and share images.
    8. Reddit: In February 2013, Reddit announced that they will be accepting Bitcoins as fee to their Reddit Gold Membership service. Reddit is a user generated news and entertainment site.
    9. The Internet Archive: the site has opened up to accepting donations through Bitcoins and it also pays its employees in bitcoins. They have started accepting bitcoins since February 2013. The site is part of a nonprofit organization which provides a digital repository of past version of most of the websites.
    10. OkCupid: In April 2013, OkCupid a social networking site with themes such as friendship and dating allows users to pay with bitcoins for some of the site’s bonus features.


	  
	  

Vaseem Khan

Candela LabsSr. Marketing Manager (Digital Marketing & Branding)

Vaseem Khan is a founding member and a primary author at MEDICI. He is a Payments enthusiast and an avid reader. He loves being involved on initiatives related to Technology, Startups & Payments. He has been associated with companies like Gallup as a Management Consultant and Oracle as an Account Manager.

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