150k Merchants Accepting Bitcoin Forecasted by 2016
(+42% YoY), YE 2015 Forecast Fell Short by 34k
69State of Bitcoin and Blockchain 2016
Data sources and notes: Total current merchants based on data from Coinbase and BitPay. Historical Coinbase data provided by
BitcoinPulse. Daily merchant increase is calculated using linear interpolation.
Total merchants accepting bitcoin Forecasted total merchants
R² = 0.9709
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