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Cryptocurrency payment processor allows merchants to accept leading altcoins

CoinPayments and ShapeShift Partnership

CoinPayments and ShapeShift Partnership, an instant Bitcoin and altcoin exchange service, has partnered with, a cryptocurrency checkout system for merchants, through the integration of the ShapeShift API. The integration powers CoinPayment’s platform to allow merchants to receive various cryptocurrencies and automatically trade them for their digital asset of choice.

"We are excited to offer simple and frictionless conversions to our customers using the ShapeShift API,” said CEO Alex Alexandrov, “This partnership gets us one step closer to a system where customer can pay in any currency they choose and vendors settle in what they find most convenient for their business."

Developed to be primarily used as an API service, ShapeShift’s integration with is one of many partnerships the instant digital asset exchange is building. CoinPayments proved an exceptional example of how the Shapeshift API can be utilized efficiently.

"CoinPayments is the leading merchant processing software for altcoins and has built substantial customer loyalty into their platform,” said Founder and CEO Erik Voorhees, “With ShapeShift now providing seamless conversion into Bitcoin, CoinPayments can scale faster and will automatically support the growing pool of ShapeShift's digital coins."

Outside of their API offering, ShapeShift offers a intuitive, user-friendly website exchange for direct consumer usage, where they can trade Bitcoin for other leading cryptocurrencies. For business interested in learning more about ShapeShift API integration, please contact emily(at)shapeshift(dot)io.


ShapeShift is how digital currency exchange should work. From start to finish users can convert digital currencies in seconds, with no account required. No emails or passwords. No lengthy sign­up process. No accounts. No bid and ask orders. No friction. ShapeShift's goal is to be the fastest, safest, and most convenient way to trade digital assets. See more at:

About CoinPayments: provides an easy to integrate checkout system for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Litecoin with low fees. The website has a community of 12,000+ merchants in 140 countries. Integrate with your site in minutes with pay now buttons, 25+ popular shopping cart plugins and convenient price calculations in 23 fiat currencies. Learn more at:

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