You Can Now Earn Bitcoin Rewards for Postmates Purchases

William Foxley
Aug 21, 2019 at 17:00 UTC
Updated Sep 3, 2019 at 16:15 UTC
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Food delivery is about to get a little sweeter for the users of the bitcoin rewards platform Lolli.

The startup announced Wednesday that is has partnered with delivery service Postmates, making the popular app the latest partner for Lolli’s rewards program. One of the most popular food services, Postmates mobile app saw 2,094,920 downloads in the last 30 days alone per Crunchbase.

Launched in August 2018 on a seeding round $2.35 million. Lolli has added a range of new partners this summer including national grocery chain Safeway in July and Hotels.com in June. Lolli claims over 750 online retail partners including Walmart and Sephora, among others.

Lolli has said that about 40 percent of its users are new to the cryptocurrency scene.

Speaking with CoinDesk, Lolli co-founder and CEO Alex Adelman says Lolli remains committed to making bitcoin more mainstream.

“This is another step towards the mainstream adoption of bitcoin as Postmates is used daily by people across the US,” Adelman said. “One of Lolli’s objectives to make bitcoin a part of people’s everyday lives. Our partnership with Postmates achieves this.”

“Everybody eats and now you don’t have to feel guilty about ordering in when you’re stacking sats on each order,” Adelman added.

UPDATE (22, Month 14:00 UTC): An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Lolli launched in September 2019.

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