Now Accepting Crypto

The Pore Company Selects BitPay to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments
Expands New Customer Acquisition Opportunity Globally

Miami, Florida May 12, 2021 – The Pore Company (, A disabled veteran owned vegan skincare company, today announced the company is accepting cryptocurrency for payment for goods and services from BitPay, the world’s largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services.  The ability to accept cryptocurrency enables  The Pore Company to attract new customers and sales by tapping the massive crypto marketplace in the vegan skincare space.

“We decided to accept crypto payments by PitPay because as they are a trusted source in providing our customers with an option to pay with crypto currency securely,” said Michael Ramirez, CEO at The Pore Company. “BitPay manages the entire process and makes it easy to receive crypto from the customer and deposits cash into our account.”

The Pore Company benefits by adding cryptocurrency to its payment options while reducing high fees increasing payment transparency and efficiency. BitPay pioneered blockchain payment processing to enable borderless payments using cryptocurrencies like BTC, WBTC, BCH, ETH, DAI, DOGE and stablecoins USDC, GUSD, PAX and BUSD. BitPay’s business solutions eliminate transaction fraud, reduce the cost of payment processing, and enable borderless payments in cryptocurrency. Using BitPay, The Pore Company receives settlement the next business day directly to its bank account in its local fiat currency US. Dollars. There is no cryptocurrency price volatility or risk to the company. 

“The Pore Company realizes the potential for crypto to transform the Skincare industry, making payments faster, more secure, and less expensive on a global scale,” said Shaun Worley, Vice President of Product at BitPay. “Our goal at BitPay is to make accepting crypto a seamless process and increase adoption as crypto is the future of payments.”

About The Pore Company

The Pore Company is a Miami based, Veteran Owned, Vegan Skincare brand with customers in over 24 countries around the world and growing every month. The Pore Company sparked a movement in the skincare and beauty world, to make vegan based skincare products a standard in the skincare industry. 

The Pore Company is led by CEO, Michael Ramirez, who is a 9 year U.S. Navy Submarine Veteran who served during the 9/11 era on a Fast Attack Submarine and then at The Office of The Secretary of the Navy under the Honorable Donald C. Winter. Michael started The Pore Company in 2019 as his 12 year old daughter suffered from skincare and acne issue and nothing in the market seemed to work, the products used were either too harsh on her skin or ineffective. This is when Michael knew there was an opportunity in the skincare industry to make products that are not only effective, but also vegan and healthy for your skin at the same time.

About BitPay

Founded in 2011, BitPay celebrates its 10th birthday this year as one of the oldest cryptocurrency companies. As a pioneer in blockchain payment processing, the company’s mission is to transform how businesses and people send, receive, and store money. Its business solutions eliminate fraud chargebacks, reduce the cost of payment processing, and enable borderless payments in cryptocurrency, among other services. BitPay offers consumers a complete digital asset management solution that includes the BitPay Wallet and BitPay Prepaid Card, enabling them to turn digital assets into dollars for spending at tens of thousands of businesses. The company has offices in North America, Europe, and South America and has raised more than $70 million in funding from leading investment firms including Founders Fund, Index Ventures, Virgin Group, and Aquiline Technology Growth. For more information visit

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Media Contacts:

Michael Ramirez, CEO

The Pore Company 


Jan Jahosky