Building on Bitcoin

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Why Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency, without a central bank or single administrator, that can be sent from user to user on the peer-to-peer bitcoin network without the need for intermediaries. Transactions are verified by network nodes through cryptography and recorded in a public distributed ledger called a blockchain. The cryptocurrency was invented in 2008 by an unknown person or group of people using the name Satoshi Nakamoto.

Bitcoins are created as a reward for a process known as mining. They can be exchanged for other currencies, products, and services. A few local and national governments are officially using Bitcoin in some capacity, with one country, El Salvador, adopting it as a legal tender.

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What's Being Built on Bitcoin?

Wyre provides you the tools to build out some of the most innovative projects in the space that can compete with the best of the best.

With Wyre's API's, developers can create new and innovative Wallets, Custody, Exchanges, Nonprofits, P2P Messaging, Financial Services, Gaming, and many more solutions in a fraction of the time as the competitors and in novel ways that various apps cannot currently support.

Check out some cool projects being built within the categories mentioned above.

Wallets: Blue Wallet, Samourai Wallet, Spector Desktop, Wasabi Wallet

Custody: BitGo, Casa

Exchanges:HODL HODL, River Financial, Strike, Swan Bitcoin

Nonprofits: The Human Rights Foundation

P2P Messaging: Sphinx Chat

Financial Services:Unchained Capital, Grayscale

Wyre's Functionalities on Bitcoin

Wyre APIs

Supported/Not Supported on Bitcoin

Swaps API

Supported

Transfers API

Supported

Checkout Widget

Supported

Users API

Supported

Wallet API

Supported

Supported Transfers Pairs via API & Widgets

Bitcoin Pairs

{
  "BTC Pairs": [
    "AAVE",
    "ALGO",
    "ARS",
    "AUD",
    "AUSDC",
    "AUSDT",
    "AVAX",
    "AVAXCUSDC",
    "BAT",
    "BRL",
    "BUSD",
    "CAD",
    "CHF",
    "CLP",
    "CNY",
    "COMP",
    "COP",
    "CRV",
    "CZK",
    "DAI",
    "DKK",
    "ETH",
    "EUR",
    "GBP",
    "GUSD",
    "HKD",
    "HUSD",
    "ILS",
    "INR",
    "ISK",
    "JPY",
    "KRW",
    "LINK",
    "MATIC",
    "MKR",
    "MXN",
    "MYR",
    "NOK",
    "NZD",
    "PAX",
    "PHP",
    "PLN",
    "SEK",
    "SGD",
    "SNX",
    "SUSDC",
    "THB",
    "UMA",
    "UNI",
    "USD",
    "USDC",
    "USDS",
    "USDT",
    "VND",
    "WBTC",
    "XLM",
    "YFI",
    "ZAR"
  ]
}