Bitwage a crypto payments processor now allows employers to remit salaries using ether

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Updated: 11 June 2019
  • Bitwage, a cryptocurrency startup, now allows employers to pay their employees with ethereum.
  • The company said that it also offers HR and tax-compliant ether benefits to employers interested in the same.

Bitwage has been operational since 2014 and currently serves over 30,000 workers who prefer to receive their fiat payments in the crypto equivalent.

Johnathan Chester, the founder and CEO of Bitwage, said that he wanted to offer workers a way to be paid in crypto, as companies were accepting bitcoin payments.

Bitwage currently processes approximately $2.5 million every month for both full-time employees and contractors.
The company serves workers from blue chip companies as well as gig workers and contractors.