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PRESS RELEASE: Bitfinex and Mercuryo to enable Credit and Debit Card Payments for Cryptocurrencies

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ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands, December 20, 2019 – Bitfinex, a state-of-the-art digital asset trading platform, has joined forces with Mercuryo, a specialist cryptocurrency wallet and payments provider, to offer credit and debit card payments to customers of the exchange.

Bitfinex users will now be able to deposit bitcoin, ether, tether (USDt), Algorand and Basic Attention Token to their wallets on the exchange using a Visa or Mastercard. Credit and debit card payments provide a safe and convenient way of making a deposit to an account to start trading on Bitfinex.

Mercuryo is an ecosystem of payment processing solutions that includes a crypto wallet, payment gateway for cryptocurrency exchanges along with an acquiring solution for businesses which enables customers to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrencies.

“Our goal is to simplify your interactions with cryptocurrency and boost mass adoption by introducing digital currencies into your daily life,” said Gregory Waisman, co-founder and COO at Mercuryo.

“We are introducing card payments in response to demand from our user base,” said Paolo Ardoino, CTO at Bitfinex. “Our customers appreciate the convenience and ease of use of credit cards and our collaboration with Mercuryo provides a highly secure and user friendly portal for purchasing cryptocurrencies on our platform.”

Mercuryo is one of the first cryptocurrency services to comply with PCI DSS international information security standards adopted by major payment systems such as Visa, Mastercard and AMEX. This ensures safe card payments and protection of sensitive customer data.

All deposits, activities, and users are subject at all times to all of the terms of service in effect on Bitfinex. U.S. persons are not permitted to use Bitfinex or any of its services.

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About Bitfinex

Founded in 2012, Bitfinex is a digital asset trading platform offering state-of-the-art services for digital token traders and global liquidity providers. In addition to a suite of advanced trading features and charting tools, Bitfinex provides access to peer-to-peer financing, an OTC market and financed trading for a wide selection of digital assets. Bitfinex’s strategy focuses on providing unparalleled support, tools, and innovation for experienced traders and liquidity providers around the world. Visit www.bitfinex.com to learn more.

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