Square Cash payments company announced that all users except those in New York, Georgia, Hawaii, or Wyoming have access to bitcoin trading in their app. Users can buy up to $10,000 worth of bitcoin and deposit it from other addresses. The app doesn’t have a fee for purchases, but the sale price will be a mid-market price averaged from different exchanges.
Instant buying (and selling, if you don’t want to hodl) of Bitcoin is now available to most Cash App customers. We support Bitcoin because we see it as a long-term path towards greater financial access for all. This is a small step.
We also made this! https://t.co/z3u0liDNk4
— jack (@jack) January 31, 2018
In November 2017 we have reported that Square Cash was running a bitcoin trial for select users, which had the ability to buy and sell bitcoin using any payment method they had attached to the app.
Cash App empowers people with access to the financial system, and our customers have shown interest in a simple, approachable way to buy and sell Bitcoin. Through our pilot, we’ve learned a great deal about how we can make this experience faster and easier and we’re excited to expand its availability.
Square Cash also created an interactive website that explains bitcoin to the average person.