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Dash Launches Groundbreaking DashDirect Consumer App Allowing for the Dash Cryptocurrency to be Accepted at Over 155,000 Retail Locations

Phoenix, AZ - July 27, 2021

Dash Launches Groundbreaking DashDirect Consumer App Allowing for the Dash Cryptocurrency to be Accepted at Over 155,000 Retail Locations

We are proud to announce the launch of DashDirect, an instant-savings retail app that allows Dash to be spent at a variety of national chains with over 155,000 merchant in-store locations and more than 125 online retailers within the United States.

Dash is pleased to announce the launch of a unique retail app - DashDirect - potentially saving users up to 12% on purchases and allowing them to spend their Dash cryptocurrency at the same time. Dash is continuing to lead the cryptocurrency space in terms of retail adoption. DashDirect was made possible with an investment from the Dash Investment Foundation and built by CrayPay, an Arizona-based fintech company in partnership with Dash Core Group. This application is entirely customer-focused, simple to use, and allows interested parties to dip their toes in this evolving industry by allowing them to use their coins via an everyday and familiar behavior - shopping.
Users can pay with Dash for exclusive discounts on everyday purchases at national chain retailers they already know and love. Save with the special DashDirect discount at a myriad of nationwide American retailers and online merchants including Best Buy, DoorDash, CVS, Lowe's, Staples, The Home Depot, Autozone, GameStop, Chili's, Ulta, Chipotle, Subway, American Eagle, and many more. Artisan and small mom & pop shops are on the app, as well. Now, one has a real reason to actually use crypto instead of only holding it in a wallet as a store of value.
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Discount amounts for each retailer will evolve and increase over time as overall app usage increases. All Dash payments with DashDirect are optimized to be instant and secure. DashDirect is non-custodial; users control and manage 100% of the Dash they own with no third parties involved. The official Dash wallet is used to facilitate Dash transactions to send a payment from a user's Dash wallet from their available balance easily with user verification to approve the use of funds. There's no waiting and no currency exchange fees.
DashDirect merchant map with more than 155,000 retailer locations to spend Dash in the United States.

DashDirect merchant map with more than 155,000 retailer locations to spend Dash in the United States.

According to the CoinMap.org merchant directory - the most extensive globally - Bitcoin is accepted (as of June 2021) at 22,883 venues worldwide. In comparison, DashDirect enables users to identify nearly seven times more locations than this global reported total at which they can spend and save instantly.
The DashDirect app has many features with a keen focus on ease of use. For instance, users may optionally include tips when paying at the many supported restaurants. The user dashboard allows users to keep track of their spending habits and saving totals. Users can even purchase digital gift cards for friends and family within the app and send them instantly via email with a custom message.
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To celebrate the launch of the DashDirect app, a promo contest in collaboration with Dash Core Group will reward the users who spend at least $250 and make at least two purchases by August 31st. The winners will be awarded a $100 app credit each, which can be spent at any merchant listed in the app. Please visit the DashDirect website to download the Android or iOS application to earn your reward now, as only the first 50 users to qualify will be eligible for this promotional bonus.

Contact Information: For press and media inquiries please contact the Dash press team at [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you.

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About DashDirect

DashDirect, developed by CrayPay, allows users to easily spend DASH digital currency at 155,000+ locations and 125+ websites for everyday spending. Users can immediately spend their DASH, with no fees and up to 12% instant saving. Participating merchants include the brand's users already know and love, including Amazon.com, American Eagle, Best Buy, Chili’s, CVS, Domino’s, DoorDash, GAP, Lowe’s, Sephora, and hundreds more.

About Dash

Dash is digital cash designed to offer financial freedom to everyone. Dash allows millions of individuals across the globe to carry out instantly re-spendable and secure transactions, with near-zero fees. Dash is the leading decentralized payment solution built to support real-life use cases: it is accepted at merchants globally, accessible via 3,300+ ATMs and 100+ exchanges worldwide. Dash has pioneered groundbreaking features including a two-tier network with incentivized nodes and decentralized project governance (Masternodes), instantly settled payments (InstantSend), instantly immutable blockchain (ChainLocks), and more. The Dash Network’s development is supported by Dash Core Group, the largest organization funded by the Dash Treasury, which supports and nurtures the continued worldwide development and integration of Dash. For more information, visit https://www.dash.org/ or follow the organization on Twitter @DashPay.

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