Bitcoin Payroll Startup Bitwage Adds 18 New Currencies

Bitcoin payroll startup Bitwage has today announced support for an additional 18 fiat currencies, including the Russian ruble. Founded in 2014, the startup uses Bitcoin to let employers route international payments to workers, allowing them to receive wages in either a local fiat currency or Bitcoin, or a combination of the two. The new additions extend support for the existing seven currencies to a total of 25. In a statement, Bitwage’s president, Jonathan Chester, explained the reason for adding the options, saying, “With [...]