Bitstamp partners with Masterpayment

Now cryptocurrencies process become fast, secure and convenient
23 November 2017   1114

The global digital currency and Bitcoin exchange in the EU Bitstamp concluded an agreement with Masterpayment which specializing in the requirements of the new cryptocurrency markets. This agreement is about credit card processing and acquiring of cryptocurrency purchases. Now all operations will be faster and customers will have more convenient transactions with the high-caliber security.

Here at Bitstamp, we’ve always sought to make access to digital currencies as safe, simple and secure as possible. That’s why we are excited about our partnership with Masterpayment, which is ideally positioned to help us follow through on these goals.


Miha Grčar

Head of Business Development at Bitstamp

The customers of Bitstamp can buy bitcoin (BTC), litecoin (LTC), ether (ETH) and ripple (XPR) with USD or EUR using Visa and Mastercard credit or debit cards. These transactions fees will decrease from 8 percent to 5 percent.

In the past months, Bitstamp announced about ether’s launching on its trading platform, and about partnership with Swissquote to offer trading of bitcoin by the online bank’s platform, and making generated new addresses of bitcoin at Bitstamp Segwit compatible.

Lightning Desktop App to be Launched in BTC Mainnet

The application, which is based on the lightweight Neutrino client, is available for the macOS, Windows and Linux, however, it's oriented fro test environment
24 April 2019   120

Lightning Labs, a leading developer of solutions for the Lightning Network, announced the launch of its desktop wallet in the main Bitcoin network. An application that was previously tested in a test network is available in the alpha version.

The application, which is based on the lightweight Neutrino client, is available for the operating systems macOS, Windows and Linux, however, as the developers emphasize, is still oriented primarily to the test environment. At the same time, more advanced users can also experiment with the wallet interface and get access to their funds.

Lightning App Desktop Version Screenshot
Lightning App Desktop Version Screenshot

The Neutrino client allows non-custodial Lightning wallets to verify Bitcoin transactions without the need to synchronize with the full version of the blockchain.

The new release includes such a function as displaying a single balance, which will allow users to see the cumulative number of coins both in the network base and in the payment channels by percentage.