Solana Pay, a decentralized payment protocol by Solana Labs, has integrated its plug-in with Shopify, allowing millions businesses on its platform to use it for payments, TechCrunch was told exclusively.
Solana Pay launched in February 2022 and is built on top of the layer-1 blockchain Solana. USDC, the second largest stablecoin with a market capitalization of $25.9 billion, will be the initial payment option for this integration, Josh Fried, business development and partnerships at Solana Foundation, told TechCrunch.
Going with USDC first wasn’t unintentional. Most merchants probably are prob