The latest Metal Pay news and announcements.

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...

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...

🤓 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,...

🤑 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?...

⚡️ 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,...

📖 5 Ways We’ll All Use Smart Contracts in the Future

📖 5 Ways We’ll All Use Smart Contracts in the Future

Along with Bitcoin and blockchain, you may have seen the term “smart contracts” floating around. What are they and how might we use them in the future? No, they aren’t contracts that can beat you at Jeopardy. Although they probably could. Smart contracts are programs...

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update

Metalheads, we have some exciting Metal Pay updates to pass along to you this week! In the spirit of brevity, let's cut right to it. 🤘 Metal Pay Feature Freeze Today we implemented a "feature freeze" ❄️ on Metal Pay iOS. This means that we have paused adding new...

🏡 These Insanely Cool Home Listings Accept Crypto

🏡 These Insanely Cool Home Listings Accept Crypto

Crypto could completely change how real estate is transacted in the future. It could make title transfers faster, more efficient and much cheaper, by cutting out title companies from the equation. The first-ever bitcoin real estate transaction was completed in Texas...

💍 To Have and To Hodl? How Blockchain Will Change Dating

💍 To Have and To Hodl? How Blockchain Will Change Dating

If you’re in the dating market, whether you’re looking for something casual or your soulmate, blockchain might be able to help change the way we date online. Blockchain-powered dating apps could bring more transparency and honesty to online dating. That’d be nice,...

🙏 These Side Hustles Pay in Crypto

🙏 These Side Hustles Pay in Crypto

If you’re looking to start a side hustle to save for that 💍 ring, pay off some debt, or finally take that trip to ✈️ Ibiza, we’ve found some ideas to get you started. And the best part, you can get paid in crypto! ✅ CRYPTO GRIND - A freelance job site that pays you in...

⚡️ Companies with the Most Blockchain Patents: #1 is Cray!

⚡️ Companies with the Most Blockchain Patents: #1 is Cray!

You’ve probably heard of Bitcoin, but the real race is for the technology behind Bitcoin, the blockchain. Major companies are entering into a high-tech arms race to acquire blockchain patents faster than Kanye West can put his foot in his mouth. At the time of this...

💰Paychecks in Crypto? These Companies Do So.

💰Paychecks in Crypto? These Companies Do So.

Will your salary soon be paid in cryptocurrency? It’s very possible. As cryptocurrency pushes its way deeper into the mainstream, more and more employees are asking to be paid, at least a portion of their salaries, in Bitcoin. A Danish company SC5 was one of the first...

🎮 From Atari to CryptoKitties: 10 Moments in Gaming History

🎮 From Atari to CryptoKitties: 10 Moments in Gaming History

In today’s world of hyper-realistic graphics it’s easy to forget that video games started off in science labs with graphics that were just green dots. Back then it was hard to say, “Dude, sweet graphics!” with a straight face. So, how did gaming evolve from research...

🤑A Crypto Glossary for the N00bs

🤑A Crypto Glossary for the N00bs

Whether you’re into crypto or not, you can’t ignore that it’s getting more mainstream. So don’t be left behind like the folks who got their first email accounts two years ago. Here are the crypto terms we think everyone should know. Worst case, you can at least sound...

🙏 Oh God, There’s a Blockchain Religion

🙏 Oh God, There’s a Blockchain Religion

You might have that friend who’s so into crypto it seems like they’re already in a religion, but there is now an actual blockchain-based religion. Matt Liston, the former CEO of Augur, and a self-proclaimed atheist, has started a blockchain religion 0xΩ, pronounced...

📺 Blockchain and Chill? How Blockchain can change streaming.

📺 Blockchain and Chill? How Blockchain can change streaming.

Blockchain technology is on the rise, but could it really compete with the streaming giants of Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu? Frankly, yes it’s possible. Blockchain technology, which makes use of available computers, or "nodes" around the world to act as the broadcasting...

🧠 Harvard Teens Launch $1M Crypto Hedge Fund

🧠 Harvard Teens Launch $1M Crypto Hedge Fund

Harvard students are well-known for their world-changing innovations. Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook in his Harvard dorm, Bill Gates, although he dropped out, revolutionized operating system software, and Conan O-Brien gave us the Walker Texas Ranger lever. Google...

👓What is a Whitepaper and How Do You Read One?

👓What is a Whitepaper and How Do You Read One?

Whether you’re a seasoned crypto pro, hobbyist, or just crypto-curious, a white paper is a great tool to gain a deeper understanding of crypto in general and also to really understand a specific project or coin. White papers can seem incredibly daunting, much like...

🎓 7 Colleges in the U.S. That Offer Crypto Classes

🎓 7 Colleges in the U.S. That Offer Crypto Classes

Unless you live at Hogwarts or Antarctica, a major college campus near you is probably offering a course on blockchain or cryptocurrency. And for the record, cryptocurrency and charm spells would be a dream major. Courses on blockchain and cryptocurrency are popping...

🔑 Why These Parents Pay Their Kids an Allowance in Crypto

🔑 Why These Parents Pay Their Kids an Allowance in Crypto

The time-honored parent-child allowance relationship is getting an upgrade from cash to crypto. As cash goes the way of the VCR, the old pink, ceramic, smashable piggy banks are disappearing from kid’s nightstands faster than teeth from the tooth fairy. The principles...

💰 4th-Grader Raises Over $15k in Crypto for Children’s Hospital

💰 4th-Grader Raises Over $15k in Crypto for Children’s Hospital

😭 Get out a box of Kleenex because this story has all the feels. A father and daughter team up to sell digital kittens at auction to raise money for sick children in need. No, it’s not Angelina Jolie’s next movie, it’s modern-day altruism at it’s finest. Started by...

🤪 The 6 Emotional Stages of Understanding Cryptocurrency

🤪 The 6 Emotional Stages of Understanding Cryptocurrency

We all have to go through them. Whether you’ve completed these stages, you’re in the middle, or your haven’t reached step one yet, here are six emotional stages to understanding cryptocurrency. DISDAIN - You don’t think crypto is worth your time. You ignore it saying...

😍 7 Cities That Love Crypto

😍 7 Cities That Love Crypto

As government's around the world scramble to figure out cryptocurrency, like us figuring out season 2 of Westworld, these seven cities are leading the charge to adopt crypto into their financial ecosystems: (Nagel Photography) Cheyenne - Wyoming is home to many...

Our First Company Acquisition

Our First Company Acquisition

Today is a really big day at Metal, as we announce our first acquisition - Crumbs, a crypto-investing platform that allows users to set aside spare change from daily purchases and use it to create their very own digital assets portfolio, alongside general crypto...

How Metal Pay is able to give you $MTL

How Metal Pay is able to give you $MTL

Hi, I’m Patric Glassell, Director of Business Development at Metal. My typical days at Metal consist of establishing and maintaining a wide variety of partnerships, meeting with investors and preparing our application for launch and its growth. Basically, my days are...

A Day in the Life of a Metal Employee

A Day in the Life of a Metal Employee

Hey, my name is Yannik and most you know me as the guy who is always online for our customers. You’ll find me on our Wallet Chat, HelpDesk, Reddit and the unofficial ones like Discord, Slack and Telegram. When you sit at your computer feeling frustrated about the...

Bittrex and Metal

Bittrex and Metal

As the regulatory landscape in the United States around cryptocurrency changes, we are seeing new policies emerge. Today, Bittrex informed us that our token will be delisted from their exchange on Jan 12th. Metal is still available on multiple exchanges including...

Past, present and future

Past, present and future

Dear community The end of the year calls for a short look back at 2017 and more importantly a look into what is coming up: 2018, the year we will be releasing our flagship product. It's been a busy year for Metal and crypto-currencies in general. We launched our first...

Introducing Metal Vault Alpha

Introducing Metal Vault Alpha

Greetings Metal Tribe!! 🙌 💪 🌅 It's been a long time coming but we've finally arrived. Metal's first product release: Metal Vault is now live. Up until today there wasn't an elegant and simple web client to encapsulate Metal, Ethereum, Bitcoin, and ERC-20. The times...

Metal Dev Update #2

Metal Dev Update #2

Hello fellow Metalheads! 🤘🏼 Time for another development update! We have a number of updates for you regarding both the closed and public alpha so let's get to it. Closed alpha A new release has been pushed to our closed alpha platform which includes the following...

Introducing The Metal Foundation

Introducing The Metal Foundation

When we first started Metal we set out to do something different, to change the world. We quickly realized that beyond changing the way we interact with money, we should also change the way we think about charity and what cryptocurrency can do for the world. We’re...

Metal Dev Update #1

Metal Dev Update #1

Hello, we're happy to announce our first development update! Web development It's been exciting times at Metal as we signed up over 50 testers on our closed alpha last week. We are thrilled to announce no major issues have been found. The team has been working hard on...

Closed alpha launch

Closed alpha launch

After months of development, late night coding sessions, frustration and eureka's we're almost ready to reveal the first stage of our application to the public. A number of people will be invited to the closed alpha of our application. This allows us to find any last...

From Apple to Metal: Sid Parihar leads UX Design

From Apple to Metal: Sid Parihar leads UX Design

Sid Parihar brings a wealth of experience to the Metal Pay team. Prior to joining Metal Pay as Chief Designer, Sid spent eight years at Apple, where he helped design a range of game changing products. Now, as he approaches the brand and design of products at Metal...

Metal Token (MTL) is being Distributed!

Metal Token (MTL) is being Distributed!

Timeline The Metal Initial Distribution will complete at 12:00am PST Saturday July 8th What Metal has been up to since the initial sale? In the time since our initial raise we’ve worked hard to make sure we’ve done everything we can to make the use of the token,...

Metal Announces MTL Token Launch

Metal Announces MTL Token Launch

The MTL Token is an Ethereum ERC20 Token that uses MetalPay's unique Proof-of-Processed Payments (PoPP) to identify and reward users. Metal is a professional grade mobile application and backend that allows users to manage cryptocurrency and FIAT funds. By creating an...