Yesterday, the Winklevoss brothers have made quite mundane ritual — came into the coffee shop. This episode wouldn’t have been in the news, if not one “but”. The cashier at Starbucks millionaires paid their own steilcoom GUSD. For the transaction was used SPEDN an application from a little-known startup Flexa. Forbes journalists explain why this event is so important to kriptonyte.
The payment process is quite simple, Cameron Winklevoss got your smartphone, the screen which displays the QR code from the app. After scanning the transaction GUSD was made in a matter of seconds.
We finally realized the full potential of payments in the cryptocurrency. It took a long time, but here we are. This is a real coup for trade. Perfect my transaction was almost free.
From payment by the program looks like.
Anyone can spend their #crypto instantly using @FlexaHQ SPEDN app. Show us what you’ve bought! #CryptoNotCredit https://t.co/VvZEZQP8iB pic.twitter.com/K6PVRgb0um
— Gemini (@Gemini) May 13, 2019
But here is the problem. Starbucks, it seems, is not yet recognized in their true intentions. The company has not made any official announcements regarding the reception of the crypt as a means of payment for their services. We will remind, last year in the Internet appeared rumors about the collaboration of Starbucks and shopping platform Bakkt.
To the editor of Forbes received hundreds of photos of receipts other beta testers Spedn. Apparently, the cryptocurrency through the app you can spend in Game Stop, Bed Bath & Beyond and Whole Foods. Also confirmed the cooperation between Flexa and Office Depot.
Additionally, the startup has also published quite an extensive list of outlets in which you can use Spedn. The app itself supports Bitcoin, Ethereum, BCash and GUSD.
According to experts of the consulting firm Javelin Strategy, the irreversibility of payments in the crypt can play the trade at hand, because the refund for the product every year cost outlets in a tidy sum. Read more about this in our cryptodata.
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