Square

Square, Inc. is a financial services, merchant services aggregator and mobile payment company based in San Francisco, California. The company markets several software and hardware payments products, including Square Register and Square Reader, and has expanded into small business services such as Square Capital, a financing program, and Square Payroll. The company was founded in 2009 by Jack Dorsey and Jim McKelvey and launched its first app and service in 2010. It has been traded as a public company on the New York Stock Exchange since November 2015 with the ticker symbol SQ.

March 1st, 2018

Square, digital payments company, continues buying and selling Bitcoin. Experts believe that one day the firm could launch a cryptocurrency exchange.

February 1st, 2018

Square’s Cash App will incorporate Bitcoin trading facility at zero commission charges.

January 31st, 2017

Apple and Square join efforts to educate users across the nation about the value of mobile payments.

April 5th, 2016

The Amazon Payments Partner Program is intended to expand the Amazon Payments services to e-commerce platform providers and other developers.

February 29th, 2016

One of the major online payments providers has integrated a new option allowing customers to keep cash in their accounts.

February 3rd, 2016

Now the device can be purchased both online through Square’s web site and in retail stores.

February 1st, 2016

Abe Hagensten, named “Honest Abe”, is claimed to be the only guy in America accepting donations with his cellphone.

January 11th, 2016

Prominent Wall Streeters see the increasing value of the fintech industry.

December 15th, 2015

H2 Ventures and KPMG published their Fintech 100 list announcing the world’s leading innovators in the industry.

November 26th, 2015

The following list of the globe’s 10 most valued unicorns shows the huge potential of the fintech industry which is gaining recognition from one of the leading investors.

November 23rd, 2015

First 100 local business owners have already got Square readers.

November 23rd, 2015

Venture capital database CB Insights says 83% of the top fintech unicorns, worth more than $1 billion, are in the payments or lending sectors.

‘Sorry Facebook’: Square Launches $Cashtags, Clickable Payments for Businesses
March 24th, 2015

Square is opening its new service which enables businesses to receive payments from customers and fans for a 1.5% fee per transaction.