News Direct joins BitPay’s Merchant Directory

Companies using cryptocurrencies now have access to a modern news distribution platform to tell their company’s unique story

Norwalk, Connecticut

–News Direct–

News Direct, the cutting-edge news and content distribution service, announced in March that it would accept cryptocurrency as a form of payment. BitPay, the world’s largest provider of bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, has added News Direct to its merchant directory, putting News Direct alongside a curated list of over 250 other forward-thinking merchants that accept cryptocurrency as a payment method.

A littlePay’s ease of use and low transaction fees have enabled News Direct to attract new customers and sales by tapping into the massive crypto marketplace. Now businesses looking to pay with cryptocurrency can tell their unique story to the global media through News Direct’s platform.

“BitPay manages the entire process and makes it easy to receive crypto from the customer.” said Gregg Castano, founder and CEO of News Direct. “Our decision to accept cryptocurrencies as a form of payment is fully consistent with our founding premise of providing the most technologically advanced means of interacting with News Direct at every stage of our operations, in a way that offers our customers flexibility, choice and convenience offers.”

News Direct recognizes the potential of crypto to transform the news industry and make payments faster, safer and cheaper around the world,” said Merrick Theobald, vice president of marketing at BitPay. “Our goal at BitPay is to make accepting crypto a seamless process and increase adoption as we believe crypto is the future of payments.”

About BitPay

Founded in 2011, BitPay is one of the oldest cryptocurrency companies. As a pioneer in blockchain payment processing, the company aims to transform the way businesses and people send, receive and store money. Its business solutions eliminate fraudulent chargebacks, reduce the cost of payment processing, and enable borderless cryptocurrency payments, among other things. BitPay offers consumers a complete digital asset management solution that includes the BitPay Wallet and BitPay Prepaid Card, enabling them to convert digital assets into dollars to spend at tens of thousands of businesses. The firm has offices in North America, Europe and South America and has raised more than $70 million in funding from leading investment firms including Founders Fund, Index Ventures, Virgin Group and Aquiline Technology Growth. Visit for more information.

About News Direct

News Direct provides news and content distribution for PR, IR, corporate communications and marketing professionals. Our automated platform offers a completely redesigned, intuitive workflow, industry-leading security, transparent flat pricing, and actionable analytics. In addition, News Direct has delivered a number of innovations including advanced automation, isolation cloud technology and custom software for the most dynamic, efficient and flexible platform available today. To learn more, visit or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or YouTube.

contact details


Neil Hershberg

[email protected]


Jan Jahosky

[email protected]

corporate website

View the source version on

2022 News Direct Corp.

Leave a Comment