According to an interview with TheStreet, eBay CEO Jamie Iannone hinted that support for cryptocurrency could be coming. According to Iannone, “We’re just completing our transition to manage payments where we’re now managing $85 billion of volume on our platform directly. This gives us the ability to open up new forms of payment.”
While Iannone does not explicitly confirm support for crypto, the CEO did hint at it by saying that they are trying to appeal more towards Gen Zs. “We opened up Google Pay and Apple Pay. We have a partnership with Afterpay in Australia, which is a platform that appeals to Gen Z, and that is a buy now pay later platform on the marketplace.”
Iannone does note that at the moment, crypto payments aren’t supported on eBay, but says that more details are expected to be revealed on the 10th of March where they will be discussing more about things like payments. For those of you who might be holding a fair amount of crypto, this could be good news as it would represent another way to spend it or even earn from it.