Blink API

A powerful, cost-effective, and reliable solution for easily integrating Bitcoin into your projects, regardless of your experience level.

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Blink API
Simple, reliable Bitcoin & Lightning payments

About the Blink API

Unlock the power of the Lightning Network quickly and reliably with the hosted GraphQL API built on reliable open source infrastructure from Galoy. Enable onchain and Layer two Lightning payments denominated in bitcoin or USD in just minutes!
Unleash the benefits of Bitcoin & Lightning

Feature overview

Lightning payments give the power of low-cost instant settlement to every business in the world. With the Blink API you can quickly enable Lightning and onchain payments for your business to unlock:
Instant transactions: No waiting for funds to arrive
Final settlement: No more chargebacks
Reduce costs: Save 2-5%  vs. credit cards
Micropayments: Transactions as small as a satoshi
Interoperability: permissionless payment network
Blink API
API integration made easy

Interactive tutorials

Sending and receiving Bitcoin and Stablesats via API is simple whether over Lightning or onchain. Check out these simple interactive tutorials:
Send Stablesats USD (Lightning | Onchain)
Receive Stablesats USD (Lightning | Onchain)
Send BTC (Lightning | Onchain)
Receive BTC (Lightning | Onchain)
Blink API interactive tutorials
Blink API self hosted stack for organizations
API usage examples

See what others are doing

The potential applications of the Blink API are vast. You can leverage it to initiate your project, streamline existing processes, or integrate new features seamlessly. Several projects have already begun utilizing it, including Alby, K1, BTCPay, and Lamassu.

Take a look at our API usage examples here

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Want to host it yourself? Build on Galoy

Blink is built on the Galoy open source bitcoin banking stack. When you're ready, you can host the API on your own terms and seamlessly transition everything to your own infrastucture.
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Blink API interactive tutorials

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