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Major American Retailers Accept Bitcoin Thanks To Gemini And Flexa

Gemini exchange announced partnership with Flexa payment network. Due to this partnership, American retailers will start accepting crypto currencies as a payment method.

According to Tyler Winklevoss,the users of a mobile app called SPEDN already can spend Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and Gemini dollar stablecoin.

In particular, the users can spend crypto currencies in Baskin Robbins, Nordstrom, Whole Foods and Crate & Barrel.

According to Anthony Pompliano, the CEO of Morgan Creek Digital, it’s also possible to spend Bitcoin in a well-known coffeehouse chain Starbucks. As Fortune reports, Flexa network persuaded retailers, including Regal Cinemas, Gamestop and Baskin Robbins, to adjust their scanners to accept payments made via SPEND crypto currency app.

The Winklevoss twins’ company will store crypto currency assets which users will transfer to their accounts in SPEDN.
To recap, New York-based startup Flexa raised $14.1 million in April.