BitPay has expanded its operations by opening offices in San Francisco and New York.
The bitcoin payment processor is headquartered in Atlanta, but the new offices will help the company to bring in new business and offer operational support to the merchants it currently works with.
“BitPay is happy to announce two new office openings in San Francisco and New York City. Our San Francisco location hopes to leverage the existing tech and bitcoin communities throughout the area,” said Stephanie Wargo, BitPay’s VP of Marketing.
“BitPay’s office in New York will enhance visibility in the financial industry while also providing a presence in the largest media market in the United States.”
BitPay now employs 31 full-time workers across the world, with 22 of these employees located at the company’s headquarters in Atlanta, six in Argentina, two in San Francisco and one in New York.
“BitPay has many merchants accepting bitcoin throughout Silicon Valley so we are thrilled to extend our exceptional sales and customer support by opening an office in San Francisco,” said Paige Freeman, VP of sales at BitPay, adding:
“We look forward to expanding into various markets both here in the US and internationally.”
Freeman will be joined in the San Francisco office by John Dreyzehner, the leader of BitPay’s Client Operations on the west coast. In New York, Andy Goldstein has taken up the role of regional sales manager, bringing with him 15 years of experience at Visa where he was a senior business development leader for its Merchant Sales and Solutions group.
Thousands of merchants
BitPay recently announced that it works with over 26,000 merchants, having surpassed the 10,000 mark just six months ago.
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