Chip Chap, the “e-money converter” app, released a new version that supports worldwide bitcoin purchases via credit card.
The beta app allows users to purchase bitcoin using the 3-D Secure protocol for Visa and MasterCard credit card transactions. There are processing fees. So far, the team has tested transactions in Europe, Russia, and the United States, but users should be able to purchase bitcoin around the world, according to Chip Chap CIO and co-founder Vicent Nos Ripolles. Right now, the app is available on Android.
— chip chap (@chipchapapp) August 14, 2015
Chip Chap is an “e-money converter” as it supports a variety of payment methods and vouchers, including Bitcoin, Ukash, and Paynet. When users click in to make a new transaction in the app, alongside these other cash-in and cash-out methods is a “Bank card” option:
Users enter the amount of bitcoin (in Euros) that the user wants to send to their bitcoin address then follow instructions from