OKPAY

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OKPAY is an international eWallet service and a shopping cart interface / payment processing service.

OKPAY offers a direct Bitcoin deposit feature which allows users to use Bitcoin crypto-currency as a funding option.
Users convert Bitcoin to USD/EUR/etc. currency.
Merchants accept Bitcoin crypto-currency payments with OKPAY on their website without special settings and software. Received payments are automatically exchanged to USD/EUR/etc. on eWallet.[1][2]
Users and Merchants can withdraw money anyway, including OKPAY Mastercard debit card.[3]
OKPAY System is working with the major BTC stock exchanges (MTGOX and BTC-E). Therefore, customers can exchange BTC not only in OKPAY but also via MTGOX and BTC-E as well as withdraw it after using OKPAY.

OKPAY offers the following methods of Bitcoin cashing: [4]

  • Bank wire transfers
  • OKPAY debit cards
  • International money transfers
  • Electronic Currencies
  • Exchange partners

History

  • Nov 2009 – company foundation [5]
  • Apr 2010 - launch of the integration system for online shops and internet businesses
  • Dec 2010 - company has won online awards organized by the Australian forum on the Internet earnings CashFindForum.com in both nominations: «The best Payment System of 2010» & «The best Upcoming Project of 2010».
  • Jan 2011 - Alliance of UWCFS & OKPAY[6]
  • Nov 2011 - OKPAY Company officially supporting Bitcoin e-currency deposits [7]
  • Jan 2012 - OKPAY ® trademark registered in the European Union


Software

OKPAY provides software plugins or modules compatible with the following ECommerce shopping carts:

  • 3dCart
  • Acorn
  • AlegroCart
  • aMember
  • AShop V
  • 1C-Bitrix
  • Comersus Cart
  • CubeCart
  • HikaShop
  • Magento
  • nopCommerce
  • OpenCart
  • osCommerce
  • PrestaShop
  • TomatoCart
  • Ubercart
  • ViArt Shop
  • VirtueMart
  • VP-ASP
  • Wordpress - eShop
  • Simpla CMS


Supported currencies

USD, EUR, GBP, RUB, CHF, CZK, AUD, CAD, JPY, NOK, SEK, DKK, HRK, HUF, NZD, PLN, RON, TRY, ZAR


See Also


External links


References

  1. CashU, Liberty Reserve, and OKPay Step Aside
  2. A Second Look at OKPAY - Bitcoin's Largest Payment Processor
  3. OKPAY.com Introducing Virtual Prepaid MasterCard
  4. OKPAY Review
  5. Interview with OKPAY CEO
  6. Alliance of UWCFS & OKPAY
  7. Bitcoin Funded Debit Cards