DASH

 

DASH – Keene’s Most-Used Crypto

 

Look for this sticker on local businesses' doors in Keene!

Look for this sticker on local businesses’ doors in Keene!

What is DASH?

There are over 1,500 cryptocurrencies in the world as of April of 2018 and DASH (aka “Digital Cash”) is one of them, so why should you care?  99.9% of those other cryptos’ value are pure speculation on technology while DASH is actually accepted at multiple mom-n-pop businesses in downtown Keene and the Monadnock region.

Most local merchants who started by accepting Bitcoin (BTC) are nearly all now also accepting DASH.  DASH’s confirmations are four times faster than BTC and the fees to send are usually less than a penny’s worth of DASH, so customers are happy to use DASH instead of slow, expensive BTC.  New Hampshire customers are even happier when they look in their wallet after sending their DASH to pay the merchant, and notice that they got some DASH-back!

Only in New Hampshire:  “DASH-Back”

New Hampshire-based company Anypay.global has as of Summer 2018 launched its exciting DASH-Back program to incentivize people to spend their DASH.  With cryptocurrency, there’s a natural disincentive to spend something that could (and over time has) gone up in value.  However, if you could get a discount in real life, instantly via DASH-Back, just for spending DASH, perhaps you’d be more likely to spend DASH than choosing to swipe a bank card or pulling out nasty old cash.  Anypay has made DASH-Back possible – but not for online DASH usage, only with DASH transactions that happen in real life at New Hampshire-based merchants who are using the Anypay platform to accept payments at Point-of-Sale. Here’s a detailed article explaining why and how DASH-Back works.

It’s really cool and worth a try – you don’t have to sign up for anything.  Just spend some DASH at one of the various downtown DASH-accepting merchants in Keene and then watch your wallet to see how much DASH you get back – it usually only takes a few seconds.