Bakkt will launch a crypto payment app in the first half of 2020
Platform bitcoin-futures Bakkt plans to release a new application for making payments in cryptocurrencies.
Bakkt Product Director Mike Blandina this Monday reported: “We will launch a consumer app to unleash the value of digital assets as well as new ways to their transmission and tracking. Outlets will have access to more a wide range of clients with increased purchasing ability “.
“A key feature of the model we have developed is to support an expanded set of digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, with themes the same the level of convenience that investors are used when trading securities through the accounts of retail brokers, ”added is he.
Along with the announcement of the Bitcoin futures platform in August 2018, Bakkt announced the start of a partnership with Starbucks and others companies of retail trade. According to to today’s a statement, Starbucks will be Bakkt’s first new partner application, launch whom scheduled for the first half of 2020 of the year.
“I am convinced of Tom, that with the increasing integration and efficiency of digital wallets, processing transactions and receiving payments arise significant opportunities for direct interaction of trade points with consumers using digital assets. It is often said that digital assets will be successful when consumers don’t have to think about the underlying technology, ”said Bakkt Product Director.
Formerly Bakkt announced about the plan to launch bitcoin options.