AltQuick.co relaunches with key ShapeShift integration to perform instant cash to altcoin conversions

AltQuick.co relaunches with key ShapeShift integration to perform instant cash to altcoin conversions

We are happy to announce that AltQuick.co will be relaunching with a key ShapeShift integration. We are now able to support over 30+ various cryptocurrencies, with higher liquidity than ever before. By leveraging theShapeShift API , we can mirror the BitQuick order book into a myriad of cryptocurrencies! This will be a game changer for those looking for a simple solution to buy their favorite alts with cash instantly. ShapeShift.io was formed in August, 2014 to facilitate instant Bitcoin to altcoin conversion, without ever needing to create an account. ShapeShift provides a conversion rate every 10 minutes for various cryptocurrency pairs. Because of this, AltQuick orders will be an estimated amount of altcoins to be received. The faster payment is made, the lower the volatility! ShapeShift has run a strict…
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BitQuick Integrates Clef – A New Breed Of Authentication

BitQuick Integrates Clef – A New Breed Of Authentication

[caption id="attachment_378" align="aligncenter" width="511"] Abstract industrial login screen design with metallic ring[/caption] The BitQuick team is very excited to announce our integration with Clef! Two-factor authentication , while often cumbersome, is a necessary staple for any website in this day and age. This is especially true for Bitcoin startups, which is why Clef was an obvious choice since they provide a simple, secure, and convenient way to use two-factor authentication. Even more, Clef provides a way to securely replace passwords altogether! We have allowed sellers to use Clef instead of a modifcation PIN/password for their orders. Why Clef?(Image: Courtesy of getclef.com) Clef is a robust authentication solution that allows you to access your accounts in a hassle-free manner by utilizing public and private key cryptography, similar to the cryptography that…
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BitQuick announces Netki integration; let’s make Bitcoin addresses easy!

BitQuick announces Netki integration; let’s make Bitcoin addresses easy!

BitQuick is proud to announce our support for Netki Wallet Names when buying bitcoin. While Bitcoin has the potential to revolutionize financial technology, there are still many hurdles involved with using it. One of those being the concept of “bitcoin addresses”, which can be a major turnoff to the everyday consumer.   Netki: A Simple & Personalized DNS For Your Wallet Thanks to a new player in the Bitcoin space, Netki, bitcoin addresses are a thing of the past. Netki is contributing to improving the Bitcoin infrastructure by appending a more memorable identifier to your wallet: a simple, personalized Wallet Name that can point to your wallet addresses, much like URLs point to website addresses. Instead of having several meaningless characters as my public key that I share with others…
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Spend Cash on Amazon with BitQuick and Purse!

Spend Cash on Amazon with BitQuick and Purse!

There’s no denying the impact that the internet has had on society at large. The world is continuing to shrink as more people are easily able to participate in this marvelous and mystifying vehicle that now closely dictates our daily lives more than ever before. Within all of the change and progress that has occurred in the past couple of decades thanks to the world wide web, however, there still lies an unsettling problem: There is a sizable group of people in the U.S. that have access to the internet, but are either unbanked or underbanked (meaning that they use alternative financial services outside of the traditional banking system). The internet has spread like a catalyst throughout the United States as of late, with the U.S. Census Bureau revealing that…
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BitQuick Launches New Affiliate Program

BitQuick Launches New Affiliate Program

The BitQuick team is very happy to announce the launch of our new affiliate program ! Thanks to the new program, you are now given the power to earn up to 50% of the 2% commission that BitQuick makes from any orders that are completed by new users that you refer to our service. If you refer the buyer or seller involved in a trade, you’ll get 25% commission for each; this reward amounts to 1% of the total purchase, paid out in Bitcoin!   How does it work? The program will work via a unique link that you will be given. Your link can be spread to new users looking for the safest, simplest and quickest way to buy Bitcoin or sell Bitcoin (our process only takes 3 hours…
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BitPay, CrowdCurity, BitGo, and Clef speak on Bitcoin Security at BitPanel

BitPay, CrowdCurity, BitGo, and Clef speak on Bitcoin Security at BitPanel

Hello Bitcoiners! As many of you may have read, last month we reported on February’s BitPanel. The BitPanel is a monthly panel-format meetup in San Mateo, CA that brings together all of the biggest influencers in Bitcoin for the purpose of sparking a meaningful discussion about currently relevant issues and topics within the Bitcoin realm. The event is co-organized by ZapChain and Draper University , and is hosted by Daniel Cawrey (ZapChain COO, contributing editor at CoinDesk). The topic for this month’s BitPanel was Bitcoin security , which is perhaps one of the biggest challenges that the mainstream adoption of Bitcoin is currently facing. It made for quite an interesting discussion considering the tantamount importance and responsibility involved with having one’s Bitcoin properly secured.   Fabio Federici (Coinalytics) - Product…
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Save 20% at Starbucks when you turn your cash into Bitcoin with BitQuick and Fold

Save 20% at Starbucks when you turn your cash into Bitcoin with BitQuick and Fold

With countless brilliant and dedicated developers currently building upon and utilizing the revolutionary technology that Bitcoin has to offer, perhaps one of the more interesting projects out there right now is Fold. Save Money at Starbucks  Fold allows you to buy Starbuck’s Coffee with Bitcoin. The process can be completed in 3 simple steps, all within a minute or two. What makes Fold particularly interesting is the fact that not only do they allow you to buy Starbucks with Bitcoin, but they also provide a 20% discount on each order by providing a gift card code. Spend $4, get $5 back! You can get started by signing up at coffee.foldapp.com. Because Fold gives you the ability to save money by spending at Starbucks, and BitQuick allows you to buy Bitcoin…
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BitQuick Adds Woodforest National Bank – Buy Bitcoin at Walmart, Sam’s Club and Krogers

BitQuick Adds Woodforest National Bank – Buy Bitcoin at Walmart, Sam’s Club and Krogers

WoodForest National Bank has been added to BitQuick’s list of approved banks! With nearly 800 locations in 17 states nationwide, WoodForest makes for a spectacular addition to the large list of banks that are already compatible with BitQuick. WoodForest is unique because they are Walmart’s largest retail partner, with some branches that are open 24 hours a day and 364 days a year. WoodForest also has additional partnerships with other large retailers as well. This addition brings BitQuick’s total number of deposit locations to over 25,000 across the United States (this figure does not include Bank of America’s network of over 16,000 ATMs, many of which are compatible with the BitQuick system). Buy and Sell Bitcoin 24/7 Thanks to the addition of WoodForest National Bank, it is now much easier…
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BitQuick.co Thwarts DDoS Extortion Attempt from DD4BC Team

BitQuick.co Thwarts DDoS Extortion Attempt from DD4BC Team

Greetings to all BitQuick Bitcoiners! For those of you that are unaware, on the morning of Sunday February 15 (approximately 8:00 A.M. PST), a relentless DDoS attack was executed on our website. The attack was initiated by a team that went by the name of “DD4BC”. They immediately tried to extort 1.5 BTC from us in exchange for them to cease the attack. Their initial email went as follows: “Your site is extremely vulnerable to DDoS attacks. I want to offer you info how to properly setup your protection, so that you can't be ddosed. If you want info on fixing it, pay me 1.5 BTC to 1HpFnMfz6iDBbckWFMVvKR8mfTteXKHWZc” [email protected] A quick google search revealed that DD4BC had a colorful track record of pestering Bitcoin businesses, attempting to receive money from…
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BitPanel – The Use Cases Edition (BitQuick’s Take)

Founded this past June and co-organized by ZapChain, Hero City at Draper University and Daniel Cawrey (contributing editor at CoinDesk), San Mateo’s monthly BitPanel gathers the greatest minds in Bitcoin by bringing the Bay Area Bitcoin community together for an enjoyable and informative panel-format meetup. The meetup is especially interesting due to the fact that it is hosted at Hero City, the coworking space of the Boost VC incubator. As a company in Boost’s Tribe 5 batch of start-ups, we had the privilege of attending the panel for the first time. This month’s panel was dubbed “The Use Case Edition”, and featured several prominent members of the Bitcoin community. Also check out the video footage from livestream! Melissa Volkmann (Hashrabbit) - The Bitcoin Symbol Melissa Volkmann, the lead designer at…
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