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Metal Pay welcomes Qtum to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes Qtum to our Marketplace

We’re thrilled to bring our users a new addition to our expanding crypto marketplace: Qtum (QTUM, pronounced “quantum”). Qtum is an exciting cryptocurrency that fills a unique need within the growing token economy. What is Qtum? Most cryptocurrencies are modeled after...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Introducing Metal VC

ANNOUNCEMENT: Introducing Metal VC

We’re excited to announce the creation of Metal VC – a first-of-its-kind cryptocurrency investment fund founded by Virgil Bellini, Glenn Marien, Marshall Hayner, and Erik Finman. Metal VC is built around the core idea of rapidly building fruitful and lasting...

Metal Heads-up — September 2019

Metal Heads-up — September 2019

Whoa, what happened to September? The phrase “lazy days of summer” has absolutely no meaning around here. We’ve been putting the pedal to the… well, metal on nonstop product developments, and having a ton of fun along the way. We’ll talk about all that good stuff in...

Metal Pay Turns One

Metal Pay Turns One

Metal Community, We’ve reached an important milestone for our team – the one year anniversary of Metal Pay. To commemorate this momentous occasion, we’d like to take a trip down memory lane and see how Metal Pay has evolved over the past 365 days, before looking ahead...

Understanding Block Lattice

Understanding Block Lattice

If you read our announcement about Nano (NANO) joining the Metal Pay Marketplace, you might have heard about its unique “block lattice” design. But what exactly is block lattice, how is it different from blockchain, and what are the advantages and/or disadvantages of...

Buying NANO with your cash balance

Buying NANO with your cash balance

This week we celebrated the addition of our 20th cryptocurrency to the Metal Pay Marketplace. When we launched our app almost exactly one year ago, we revolutionized peer-to-peer payments by giving our users back up to 5% of the value of their transactions in crypto....

Metal Pay welcomes Nano to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes Nano to our Marketplace

The Metal team is excited to announce the newest addition to our growing cryptocurrency marketplace: Nano (NANO). Don’t let the name fool you – Nano has one of the larger followings in the cryptocurrency community, and their addition to our marketplace is further...

Start paying less in fees on Monday, September 9th! Here’s how.

Start paying less in fees on Monday, September 9th! Here’s how.

Metal community, this is a reminder that on Monday, September 9th, 2019, our future fee structure will be implemented, giving Metal Pay users a fee reduction for buying and selling cryptocurrency in proportion to their in-app MTL balance. Users will see fee reductions...

UPDATE: Metal Pay has over 130,000 users

UPDATE: Metal Pay has over 130,000 users

As of this week, Metal Pay celebrated earning our 130,000th user! We’ve had an amazing week with fantastic growth - and we’ve had fun getting to know our community and connecting with new users. The press coverage these past couple weeks have been incredible, and...

Metal Heads-up — August 2019

Metal Heads-up — August 2019

Summer’s almost over! We know that it was a scorcher out there, and most of the US saw record high temperatures. We were also setting some records over here at Metal – our cryptocurrency (MTL) was the 6th most traded coin in the world, reached #1 on Binance by 24-hour...

Metal Pay/TUSD Scholarship Official Rules on Twitter

Metal Pay/TUSD Scholarship Official Rules on Twitter

I. General Description Metallicus, Inc. (dba “Metal”) in conjunction with TrustToken, the sponsors ("Sponsors"), will award one grand scholarship prize of 1,000 TrueUSD, to be used for educational purposes, to one selected Metal Pay follower for their winning selfie...

Why did the price of my cryptocurrency change?

Why did the price of my cryptocurrency change?

Metal University Educational Series One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from our users is why the value of their cryptocurrencies can change so rapidly – and why their prices change at all in the first place. Understanding what it is about...

Metal Pay now offers transactions for 18 cryptocurrencies

Metal Pay now offers transactions for 18 cryptocurrencies

If you and a friend have a Metal Pay account, you can now send them a bit of crypto and spread the love without losing anything to unnecessary fees. No other crypto wallet offers this, which is just part of what makes Metal Pay the new gold-standard in our industry....

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update 1.9.0 – Send Crypto P2P

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update 1.9.0 – Send Crypto P2P

A new Metal Pay update is here! Download Metal Pay 1.9.0 for iOS today. Here’s what’s new: 🤘 Send and Receive crypto P2P: It's here! You can now send and receive nearly all of our supported cryptocurrencies (TUSD excluded). For a list of available cryptocurrencies on...

Metal Pay welcomes TrueUSD to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes TrueUSD to our Marketplace

What is a stablecoin? Stablecoins are blockchain-based currencies that are pegged to the value of another asset or collection of assets, with the intent of keeping the price from experiencing the wild fluctuations that are common with traditional cryptocurrencies. The...

ANNOUNCEMENT: We’re listed on Binance

ANNOUNCEMENT: We’re listed on Binance

With all the press we got this week - we’re excited to announce to all our new users that just joined. That the Metal coin (MTL) is listed on Binance! By being available on one of the most popular and trusted cryptocurrency exchanges, more people will have access to...

Introducing Erik Finman

Introducing Erik Finman

Introducing Erik Finman I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself to the Metal Pay community and share with you our vision for what we’re building. My name is Erik Finman – you may know me as the youngest Bitcoin millionaire in the world. Or through the satellite...

Metal Heads-up — July 2019

Metal Heads-up — July 2019

How’s your summer going? When we published our last exciting edition, we were gearing up for a hot and sweaty few months of app coding and we’re right in the thick of it now. We have so many great new features in the works that we wish this summer would never end…but...

3 Ways to Save Money

3 Ways to Save Money

If you’re like most people, you’re probably always looking for ways to cut costs and save money. Whether you’re trying to pay off bills, save a little extra, or invest more, there’s always a good reason to want more money. But finding ways to save money can be hard –...

Crypto Trivia LIVE with Steem

Crypto Trivia LIVE with Steem

Crypto Trivia LIVE — Test your knowledge of Metal Pay and Steem! Join the Metal Pay team with Steem as our guest for a fast-paced evening of Crypto Trivia on YouTube Live! We’ll be asking a series of questions about Metal Pay and Steem, and giving out prizes in MTL...

Metal Pay welcomes Steem to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes Steem to our Marketplace

We’re really pumped to bring this token announcement to you. Starting today, all Metal Pay users can buy and sell STEEM in our Marketplace. A lot of you have been asking for this, and we’re excited to make this a reality. What is Steem? Steem is a blockchain protocol...

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update 1.8.3 – Personalized QR Codes

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update 1.8.3 – Personalized QR Codes

Download Metal Pay 1.8.3 for iOS today. Here’s what’s new: 🤘 Personalized QR Codes: QR codes are now personalized and showcase your profile picture. It's the perfect time to update your profile with a new selfie! 🤘 Security improvements: We now notify you if you...

Metal Heads-up — June 2019

Metal Heads-up — June 2019

Hey friends of Metal Pay! Got any exciting summer plans coming up? We sure hope so. Summer is supposed to be a time to relax, kick back, enjoy some outdoor activities…and in our case, crunch some code. Yes, while you’re hopefully working on your perfect tan, we’re...

VeChain is now available on Metal Pay

VeChain is now available on Metal Pay

Metal Pay is excited to announce that as of today, VeChain is now available to buy and sell in our Marketplace! Proof of authenticity VeChain's enterprise-level public blockchain was created with the mission of solving one of the biggest problems in worldwide product...

Metal Heads-up — May 2019

Metal Heads-up — May 2019

If you're reading this, you're one of our favorite people in the world. Seriously, it's great to have such an amazing community that really goes above and beyond to follow the progress we're making at Metal. Whether you've been with us since we launched the company in...

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update 1.8.0 – Payment Makeover Edition

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update 1.8.0 – Payment Makeover Edition

Download Metal Pay 1.8.0 for iOS today. Metal Community, Version 1.8.0 is here! As a reminder, in 1.7.0 we introduced the Bulletin Board feature. So, if you're a Metal Pay user - you already know what's included, just check the bulletin board in-app: For those of you...

Developer Update — April 30, 2019

Developer Update — April 30, 2019

Direct link to video Welcome to the first Metal Pay Developer Update! We've been working tirelessly behind the scenes to bring you the best app for payments, crypto, and rewards. In this update: 2018 recap UX improvements Charts 2.0 Crypto payments PoPP update Android...

Metal Heads-up — April 2019

Metal Heads-up — April 2019

Welcome to our new, improved newsletter. In the interest of making the goings-on at Metal Pay more accessible to our growing audience, we've decided to change the format from an email to a blog post. In Da Club This month, we rebuilt our Ambassador Program so anyone...

We’ve lowered our fees!

We’ve lowered our fees!

Metal community, We've said it before, and we'll say it again: our mission is to bring cryptocurrency to the masses. And to this end, we give Metal Pay users the ability to buy and sell from a selection of 16 different cryptocurrencies, Metal (MTL) included. We also...

🤖 Join the Metal Pay Android Waitlist

🤖 Join the Metal Pay Android Waitlist

Metal Community: you've waited patiently for Metal Pay Android - and that wait will soon be over. But first, let's formalize the waiting process. We want to recognize the people who have been following us since the begininng. We want to recognize the people who have...

Metal Pay Club is competing to win some coin

Metal Pay Club is competing to win some coin

Our April challenge is exclusively for members of Metal Pay Club, our brand ambassador program. The Haiku Challenge is going to be serious fun, as are the many other competitions to come this year! Are you not a Metal Pay Club* member and debating whether it's worth...

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update 1.7.0 – Faster, Smoother, Savvier

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update 1.7.0 – Faster, Smoother, Savvier

Download Metal Pay 1.7.0 for iOS today. Here’s what’s new: 🤘 Bulletin Board: Looking for announcements or updates? The new in-app bulletin board notifies you whenever there's a new message waiting. 🤘 Improved Speeds: We made the app even faster by improving...

Get Ready to Ask Us Anything!

Get Ready to Ask Us Anything!

On Wednesday, February 27th at 5:30pm PST we will be holding an AMA (Ask Me Anything), on the Binance Telegram (t.me/binanceexchange). Binance is one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, and we are very excited for the chance to tell such a large crypto...

Announcing the Sunsetting of Crumbs

Announcing the Sunsetting of Crumbs

Metal and Crumbs community, Over the past few months, we have seen demand for Metal Pay increase significantly. Unfortunately, maintaining both Metal Pay and Crumbs would mean we can't focus all our energy in one direction: making Metal Pay the best app for earning,...

Illinois, Kansas, Pennsylvania, and Texas – Welcome to Metal Pay!

Illinois, Kansas, Pennsylvania, and Texas – Welcome to Metal Pay!

Residents in Illinois, Kansas, Pennsylvania, and Texas... the wait is over — Metal Pay is now available in your state! Start getting paid for making payments now at: m.tl/pay For those of you who just became Metal Pay users, here are some useful links to get you...

The Crypto Community is alive and well — insights from BTC Miami

The Crypto Community is alive and well — insights from BTC Miami

Last week, Metal representatives attended The North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami. It was a great opportunity to network with other crypto innovators and influencers who share Metal’s vision for mass adoption. The vibe at this year’s conference was much more...

20,000 Users And Counting!

20,000 Users And Counting!

Wow. We’re over 20,000 users and counting! Thank you for signing up for Metal Pay and sharing it with your friends! We’d like to welcome all our new users, especially those of you who are new to crypto. We’re glad you found us! Our vision with Metal Pay is to...

🎁 New Year. New Metal.

🎁 New Year. New Metal.

Metal Community, While 2018 comes to a close, so does a chapter in the history of Metal Pay. As we usher in new beginnings with over a dozen cryptos available for purchase in Metal Pay (Yes, that's right — keep reading!), we'd first like to reflect on our journey to...

Woohoo! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 200 App Store reviews!

Woohoo! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 200 App Store reviews!

We are happy to announce that Metal Pay just hit 200 App Store reviews, with a rating of ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.9/5.0! Turns out people like getting rewarded for making payments 🙂. Let's celebrate! That's right. From now through Dec. 14, we're giving everyone who signs up for Metal...

Metal Pay Signup Information

Metal Pay Signup Information

We understand that some of you may have felt uncomfortable with providing some of the information requested during the sign-up process for Metal Pay. Here's why that information is required.   Why Plaid asks for your bank login credentials. When you are asked to...

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update: 1.2.0

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update: 1.2.0

A new version of Metal Pay is here!Download Metal Pay version 1.2.0 for iOS today at m.tl/pay Here's what's new: 🤘 Deposit Cash is here! Tap on your Cash card and select Deposit to get started. Keeping a Cash balance on Metal Pay makes it easier to buy MTL!  ...

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update: 1.1.0

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update: 1.1.0

A new version of Metal Pay is here!Download Metal Pay version 1.1.0 for iOS today at m.tl/pay Here's what's new: 🤘 Let's start with the big one. You can now purchase Metal directly from the app! Just tap on your Metal Card and press "Buy" to get started.   Buy...

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update: 1.0.4

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update: 1.0.4

A new version of Metal Pay is here!Download Metal Pay version 1.0.4 for iOS today at m.tl/pay Here's what's new: 🤘 Share the app with your friends: We've made it easy to share Metal Pay with the people you care about by just tapping the "+" button in your contacts...

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update: 1.0.3

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update: 1.0.3

A new version of Metal Pay is here! Download Metal Pay version 1.0.3 for iOS today at m.tl/pay Here's what's new: 🤘 New and improved cards for payment history, profile, and contacts. 🤘 Upgraded Discover section to support even more content and all the fun things we...

🤑 How it pays to use Metal Pay

🤑 How it pays to use Metal Pay

Welcome! This article will explain how you can earn some of our cryptocurrency Metal (MTL) just for using Metal Pay. We’re going to cover two things that might be foreign to you now, but hopefully won’t be soon: Pop, and “Pop score”. Let’s get into it. What is Pop?...

🤓 From Barter to Bitcoin: The History of Currency

🤓 From Barter to Bitcoin: The History of Currency

Currency has been around for 3,000 years, but the original currency wasn’t like we know it today. It actually wasn’t paper money or coins, it was the time-honored tradition of barter. Kind of like one big, ancient swap meet. So how did we go from bartering cows, corn,...

⚡️ Celebrities that are really into crypto

⚡️ Celebrities that are really into crypto

With crypto becoming impossible to ignore, even celebrities are getting in on the game. From rappers to actors to um, Gwyneth Paltrow. Who knew right? Donald Glover Multiple Emmy-winning actor and rapper Donald Glover, star of Atlanta and the Star Wars spinoff, Solo,...