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Countr POS embraces blockchain payments with Coinify partnership
Countr POS, a provider of a tablet based point of sale software for small to medium-sized businesses, has entered into a strategic partnership with leading European blockchain payment and trading service provider Coinify.
With this partnership, Countr POS will be able to offer a wider variety of alternative payments for their retailers.
“Coinify Countr POS partners with Coinify Morten Bebeis on a mission to spread the use of digital currencies by offering everyone the opportunity to use alternative payments methods and accept blockchain currency payments. I am thrilled to see that with Countr POS we are succeeding in expanding blockchain payments in both online and offline environments,” said Morten Bebe, Sales Manager at Coinify.
Based in the Netherlands, Countr POS enables businesses to track sales in real time and manage inventories. Through this partnership, it will be able to offer blockchain payments on the point of sale. With Countr POS’s customer base totaling more than 3000 merchants worldwide, this partnership is expected to expand blockchain currency payment processing among retailers and boost the overall blockchain payments adoption.
“We are alCountr POS partners with Coinify Jon Stauntonways happy to take the advantage of new payment technologies and help our merchants to improve their businesses. Blockchain is expected to be one of the major payment trends in the upcoming years and we are excited to integrate it to our POS system. We chose Coinify as our preferred blockchain payment service provider because of their versatility of services. Coinify supports 14 cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin and offers payouts in local currencies, which represents a win-win situation for Countr POS and our merchants”, said John Staunton, Co-founder and CEO of Countr POS.
CashOrCard POS rebranded as Countr in May 2016. Since October 2014, it has expanded to more than 100 countries worldwide. The integration of blockchain payments in the Countr POS’s point of sale app will help increase profit margins for buyers, retailers and ultimately Countr POS, the release said. Also, as blockchain payments are more transparent, secure, and instant, it brings new business opportunities for payment service providers such as Countr POS.
The blockchain payment method will be included in Countr POS’ new version of the app, to be released on 01 June 2017. Retailers can already request the beta release to get the first-hand of the integration.