Announcing: The CardCoins Public API
For those of you who joined us at TABConf, you already had a sneak peek at this announcement. If you weren’t there, we have some exciting news. Today we have published our full public API documentation! This makes the CardCoins on-ramp available to all Bitcoin enabled applications.
Say for example you operate a wallet or an exchange and you wish to allow underbanked and cash preferred users to top up their wallets/accounts. By integrating with the CardCoins API, these users can easily take their cash and convert it to Bitcoin in minutes from right inside your application. You don’t need to redirect them to another service or even expose to them an iframe if you don’t want to. The full order process can now be integrated natively in your application. And better yet, due to CardCoins’ innovative accountless model, your users need only a phone number to get started!
The CardCoins order flow is very simple. After selecting a dollar amount, users first provide and confirm a phone number. They then submit their Bitcoin address, gift card number and two images of their gift card and receipt. And that’s it! There are no email addresses, logins, or passwords to worry about. Bitcoin address and phone number can also be provided upon order creation so that the user does not have to copy and paste anything, further simplifying the process.
Feel free to contact us with any questions! We’d love to help you integrate with our service and are happy to discuss referral fee agreements or other exciting opportunities. Stay tuned for more updates. Oh and one other thing: we left an easter egg in the documentation, let’s see if you can find it. ;)