In an interview for CNBC’s Squawk Box, eBay’s CEO Jamie Iannone talked about the possibility of integrating Bitcoin and crypto payments into their platform. BTC and other digital assets have seen an unprecedented wave of adoption from institutions, companies, and payment platforms during the last year and the popular e-commerce website seems to want in into the growing trend.
With over 187 million customers, e-Bay is looking to explore new payment mechanisms to give their buyers more choice when making purchases. Iannone said that Google Pay and Apple have been integrated and cryptocurrencies payments, such as Bitcoin, might be the next logical step for the platform. Iannone added:
One of the greatest things about our manage payment is that we are expanding the types of payment that we take (…). We will continue to look at other options like cryptocurrency.
In separate statements for Reuters, Iannone said that e-Bay is always looking to adopt the “most relevant forms of