Even as Robinhood Markets, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOOD) is resisting calls to listing Shiba Inu (CRYPTO: SHIB), the meme foreign money has managed to make progress with mainstream adoption.
What Happened: The newest to hitch the SHIB bandwagon is Flexa, a pureplay digital fee community. Shiba Inu can be utilized for funds wherever Flexa is accepted, together with greater than 40,000 shops throughout the U.S., the corporate mentioned in a tweet.
Let’s get a head begin on the weekend… $SHIB is right here! Now you need to use @Shibtoken for quick and fraud-proof funds wherever Flexa is accepted—together with greater than 40,000 shops throughout the US. #25DaysofFlexa🎁 pic.twitter.com/X7L0lc8fa6
— Flexa (@FlexaHQ) December 10, 2021
Shiba Inu holders can obtain SPEDN at spedn.io to make immediate SHIB funds as of Friday, Flexa mentioned. The fee processor additionally famous that it’s providing 20% off for SHIB funds at theater chain Regal Movies, a subsidiary of Cineworld Group plc (PNK: CNNWF).
In late November, Regal introduced that it’s partnering with Flexa in order that patrons pays for film tickets, popcorn and different concession gadgets utilizing a number of digital currencies, together with Shiba Inu.
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Recent Successes For Shiba Inu: As just lately as this week, BitPay mentioned its platform can now settle for funds in Shina Inu, with customers allowed to purchase, retailer and swap the meme coin within the BitPay Wallet app. Wednesday, cryptocurrency alternate Bitstamp introduced assist for SHIB. The alternate mentioned in a weblog publish, deposits and withdrawals have been open for the crypto and that buying and selling started Thursday.
Travel reserving agency Travala additionally started accepting SHIB this week, permitting clients to ebook luxurious holidays in over 230 nations utilizing the crypto.
Canadian healthcare firm Ask The Doctor just lately started accepting Shiba Inu from its healthcare companions. The agency beforehand mentioned it had acquired 31 billion Shiba Inu tokens price $1.5 million.
SHIB was listed on cryptocurrency alternate Kraken on Nov. 30. Tech-focused ecommerce retailer Newegg Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEGG) introduced in late November it can start accepting SHIB as a type of fee on its platform in time for the vacations. The meme foreign money was formally accepted for fee by Newegg on Thursday.
It stays to be seen if ecommerce big Amazon, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) can take a leaf out of Newegg’s playbook.
AMC, Robinhood Next In Line? AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.’s (NYSE:AMC) CEO Adam Aron mentioned in mid-November that the theater chain might quickly begin utilizing SHIB as a fee possibility. AMC is the biggest theater chain on the planet, with about 950 theaters and 10,500 screens globally.
Meanwhile, Robinhood has been non-committal regardless of mounting strain over a SHIB itemizing. SHIB’s loyal followers have floated a signature marketing campaign on change.org to mobilize assist for a possible itemizing on the buying and selling app, The petition at the moment has about 546,150 signatures.
At final verify, Shiba Inu was buying and selling 1.32% to $0.000034.
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