The excessive growth of digital currencies and blockchain based solutions powered a switch of future online payments from traditional banking to crypto. It is estimated that global online retail will increase up till 3 trillion dollars in the end of 2018. With such potential of the industry new players started to emerge offering completely different ways to get paid for e-commerce businesses.
Why Is Crypto so Much Better?
There is a growth in retail world such as has never been seen before. In order for brokers to catch up, they need not only put much more effort into marketing and positioning strategies but also to choose the right online payment handling partners.
It has been realized that cryptos have become a very prevalent method of payment. This has made all ecommerce innovation-driven businesses start to look for decent online crypto payment processing companies to provide more added value to their clients and stand out in the industry. By adding crypto the conversion rates for any e-shop will increase for the customers.
Cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, Ripple or many others are great for immediate cheap transactions. No banks, credit card companies or a huge number of other middlemen need to participate in the process of a sale. It is all straightforward like it should be in times booming re-invention of digital technologies.
Bitcoinus is going to offer solutions like that for every business. It will be more attracting as when paid with Bitcoinus, no transaction charges, as less as 2 seconds to approve any transaction. This is something worth adopting for a business if it is to adopt blockchain.
Bitcoinus – a new startup is aiming to overtake the dominance of online payments in only a couple of years.
Traditional processing companies are eager to switch to blockchain-based technology due to many existing uncertainties. Last year‘s increase of capitalization of all cryptocurrencies and immediate spread of the number of blockchain solutions will affect virtually all existing online businesses. Safer and more efficient information distribution brings a completely new approach to internet payments as well since it is also only a form of information that changes hands.
Making Crypto Payments Low Cost & Flexible
More and more people start to use cryptocurrencies to for goods and services online. Currently, it is not either easy or convenient.
Bitcoinus will offer clean and flexible API for developers of any online business to develop their own solutions with integrated crypto payments. The plugins for all major ecommerce platforms like WordPress, Shopify and a number of others.
Tomas Mickauskas, the founder of Bitcoinus, says:
The main benefit as such is the fact that a transaction cost which will come 0,5% as standard. It will even be free for both parties paying with BIU tokens which open completely new horizons for online business cost management. Our vision is to make ecommerce more profitable as the increasing competition drives the P/L curve downwards. Bitcoinus will also bring back the opportunity to succeed for all small enterprises.
The ICO of Bitcoinus will commence on 22nd of January. All contributors will be able to get a generous 47% discount on BIU tokens. Some of the best examples of future benefits are free transactions to B2B clients who will be interested in adopting the cryptocurrencies as their new progressive payment method.
“We are ready to introduce the so needed crypto payment processing solution to the world of ecommerce. Big retail corporations only get bigger because they have favorable conditions. Bitcoinus will provide them to all businesses. Cryptocurrencies will certainly have a huge influence in traditional retailing, taking a part of this revolution is a huge privilege.” – says Povilas Ruzgaila, an ICO Expert and the head of business development in Bitcoinus.
All individuals who will support the Bitcoinus project will also be able to get a variety of discounts while shopping at Bitcoinus retail partners’ online platforms and e-shops. BIU tokens will be traded in all major exchanges to provide liquidity. Therefore all conditions will be created for the BIU token to be accepted as a payment method to all Bitcoinus partners.
Bitcoinus ICO presale will offer 8M tokens 47% off the regular price, starts on 22nd of January.
Take a Crypto Pill
Crypto market is crashing, we all know that, panic sellers are taking over the market with massive sell-off. You can’t control that, just calm down and take a Crypto Pill to make things easy.
Crypto Pill is the term being used by industry leaders to make things calm down from recent fiasco, yesterday a leaked news from CFTC about Bitfinex and Tether made things even more difficult for crypto traders, short sellers went all into the market with massive short bets, and they won, Bitcoin price slipped below $10000 level to as low as $9500, but later on recovered to $10K , but selling pressure is still there.
First South Korea and now US
First it was South Korea, the country with massive trading volumes in crypto market, they announced to ban anonymous crypto trading and ban took place effective from 30th Jan 2018, then a sudden news came from US market when Bloomberg broke the news that US financial regulatory authority CFTC investigating Tether and Bitfinex, but later on it was confirmed that news was from December last year, which made market calm down a little bit after all that tension and hype about US crackdown on crypto currencies.
HODLers will take over market soon
Despite of all this fiasco, Hodlers are still holding their Crypto currencies, they are not giving up and they holding for their dear life, it is very much possible that they take over this market in near future, making another uptrend in coming months.
Venezuela is the cheapest country to mine Bitcoin
Cost of mining one Bitcoin in Venezuela is just $531
Most expensive country to mine Bitcoin is South Korea, where cost of mining one bitcoin is $26,170
After recent crackdown by Chinese Government on Bitcoin miners, most talked about topic in bitcoin community is that which country would Chinese Bitcoin miners chose to shift, as many research firms were working to find the best possible option for the miners, one of the best option is Venezuela, where cost of mining one bitcoin is the cheapest, just $531, as compared to China where cost of mining one bitcoin $3172.
Others with lower costs are Bangladesh, Belarus, Paraguay, Serbia and Trinidad & Tobago. The most expensive is South Korea at $26,170 per coin. The U.S. cost is $4,675.
Calculations for the amount of energy consumed were based on the average usage of three popular types of mining equipment: the AntMiner S7, the AntMiner S9 and the Avalon.
Bitcoin mining consumes a lot of energy and according to one estimate, Bitcoin mining currently consuming energy which is more than 159 countries, including countries like Ireland
Crypto trading volumes are dropping
Volumes in crypto market are dropping, indicating an alarming situation. Crypto market started this year on a good note but later on crashed to low levels, apart from Ethereum, all other major crypto currencies are down for 2018, but one of the most alarming situations in this matter is that trading volumes on different exchanges are dropping to lowest levels in recent months.
For example, on Bitfinex current trading volume of Bitcoin is at around 25000 which at one point of time was as high as 160000 , which means this volume is not even 20% of its peak volume. Similarly in the case of Ripple, current trading volume is 8 Million which at one point of time was 50 million, so there is an alarming situation in that regards because not only price is dropping but crypto trading volume is also dropping dramatically.
Lack of interest?
One of the key questions that analysts are asking these days is that, is it lack of interest from investors that volumes are so low? may be they have found new investment opportunity in the form of S&P 500 and Gold. Most of the analyst think that this low activity is due to the reason that market speculators are currently out of the market and in wait and watch situation to make an entry point.
Calm before the storm?
Such low volumes and price movement in a tight range suggest that this is the calm before the storm, many regulatory authorities around the world are trying to stop crypto trading by either putting complete ban or by introducing tight laws, so speculators and institutional investors are just waiting for a clear picture so that they can make their bet on it, but one thing is for sure that sooner or later market is due for heavy movement in either direction, so day traders need to watch out.
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