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Kaz Najatian, Vice President of Product and Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Shopify, has hinted at significant and rapid progress in the company’s integration of cryptocurrency technology. In a recent post on the social media platform X, Najatian expressed enthusiasm about the ongoing internal crypto-related developments at the e-commerce giant.

“Some of our best work right now is in crypto. In a couple of years people are going to be surprised how we move so fast, but that’s because of the work being done right now,” Najatian stated, indicating a strong commitment to incorporating crypto and blockchain technology within Shopify’s services.

Though the specifics of these crypto implementations at Shopify remain undisclosed, this development underscores the company’s strategic focus on aligning with the dynamic convergence of traditional e-commerce and the emerging crypto sector.

Shopify’s current engagement with crypto

Shopify’s venture into crypto is not entirely new. The platform has already made strides in this area, notably with the integration of Solana Pay as an approved app in August. This move enables merchants on Shopify to leverage Solana’s payment solutions.

In May of the previous year,, a prominent crypto exchange and payment provider, introduced its Pay service to Shopify merchants, allowing them to accept payments in cryptocurrencies.

Shopify, headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, stands as one of the world’s leading providers of e-commerce solutions for online retailers. The company’s offerings extend beyond digital commerce, encompassing point-of-sale systems for brick-and-mortar stores.

As of the end of the previous year, Shopify reported a global presence, with over 2 million businesses across 175 countries utilizing its platform. This expansive reach places Shopify at the forefront of integrating crypto solutions into mainstream e-commerce.