OLB Group Surges 90% After Saying It’s Ready for Mastercard Bitcoin Payments
The move comes as payment firms seek to integrate cryptocurrency into their offerings for merchants.
Shares of OLB Group Inc. (NASDAQ: OLB) close to doubled to $8.77 after the company said it’s ready to “immediately” process Mastercard bitcoin payments for merchants.
- OLB’s OmniSoft business management platform supports the processing of multiple cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, ether, USDC and DAI across all merchant platforms, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
- Credit card giant Mastercard said last month it was integrating cryptocurrency payments into its platform through a partnership with digital asset firm Bakkt.
- OLB’s system also supports traditional credit card processing, digital wallets such as Apple and Google Pay, along with cryptocurrency-to-fiat conversions.
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