Ledger Teams Up With PayPal To Streamline Bitcoin, Ether Purchases

Zinger Key Points
  • Ledger Live platform requires no additional verification for users who previously procured crypto via PayPal.
  • Partnership could help to drive further adoption of cryptocurrencies among mainstream investors.

In a bid to enhance user experience, hardware wallet provider Ledger on Wednesday announced its integration with PayPal PYPL to simplify the process of buying cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin BTC/USD and Ethereum ETH/USD, for U.S.-based users via the Ledger Live companion app.

The integration positions PayPal as a new payment method within the 'Buy' section of Ledger Live.

As of now, this feature is exclusively available to users in the United States, in compliance with the respective state laws.

This collaboration is expected to benefit both seasoned crypto enthusiasts and those new to the digital currency realm.

By leveraging PayPal through Ledger Live, U.S.-based Ledger users can now directly purchase BTC, ETH, Bitcoin Cash BCH/USD, and Litecoin LTC/USD using their linked PayPal accounts.

For users who have previously procured crypto via PayPal, the Ledger Live platform requires no additional verification.

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All crypto purchases made through PayPal will be automatically transferred to the user's Ledger hardware wallet, ensuring the same level of security Ledger is known for.

Pascal Gauthier, Chairman and CEO of Ledger, expressed his enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “Both PayPal and Ledger are focused on creating secure, seamless, and fast transactions no matter where you are in the world. We’re combining the uncompromising security of Ledger with PayPal’s leadership in secure payments technology to help facilitate a secure and seamless platform for user crypto transactions."

For individuals who haven't ventured into crypto purchases via PayPal, they will need to set up a PayPal account or undergo a KYC verification process.

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