Company Overview

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Founded:
February, 2009
Founders:
Jim McKelvey, Jack Dorsey
Employees:
790
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Funding:
$440.5M
Categories:
Local Commerce, Mobile Payments, Mobile
Description:
Square is a merchant services aggregator and mobile payment company that aims to simplify commerce through technology.

Detailed Description

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Square is making commerce easy for everyone.

Starting with a free credit card reader for the iPhone, iPad, and Android devices, Square Reader allows anyone to accept credit cards anywhere, anytime, for a low transaction rate of 2.75 percent per swipe, with no hidden fees.

Square Register serves as a full point-of-sale system for businesses to accept payments, manage items, and share menu and location information.

Square Order lets people place orders for pickup from local shops, cafes, and restaurants.

Founded in 2009, and headquartered in San Francisco, Square is currently available in the United States, Canada, and Japan. More information is available at squareup.com.

Current Team (30)

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Past Team (16)

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    Buzz Andersen

    Founder
    Sep, 2009 - Feb 1, 2011
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    David Byttow

    Wallet Lead
    Jul 1, 2012 - May 1, 2013
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    Jared Fliesler

    Vice President of User Acquisition and Business Operations
    Sep, 2011 - Feb, 2013
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    Rishi Garg

    Head of Corporate Development
    Jan, 2012 - May, 2014
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    Danny Leonard

    Head of SMB Sales and Events
    Oct, 2013 - Feb 1, 2014
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    Colleen Lindow

    Director International Partner Development & Management
    2012 - Jan, 2013
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    Kay Luo

    Director, Communications
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    Nicholas Moryl

    Manager of Corporate Strategy
    Mar, 2012 - May, 2013

Board Members and Advisors (10)

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Products (3)

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    Square Cash

    Send and request money for free.
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    Square Order

    Place orders for pickup from local shops, cafes, and restaurants.
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    Square Stand

    Square Stand turns an iPad into a complete point of sale.

Acquisitions (5)

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Investors (33)

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    Morgan Stanley

    Preeminent financial advisor
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    Goldman Sachs

    Multinational investment banking firm
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    Silicon Valley Bank

    Silicon Valley Bank works with technology, life science, cleantech, venture capital, private...
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    Barclays Capital

    Global investment bank
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    JPMorgan Chase & Co

    JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a global financial services provider that offers investment banking,...
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    Citi Ventures

    Citi Ventures is Citi's global corporate venturing arm, chartered to collaborate with...
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    Rizvi Traverse Management

    Rizvi Traverse Management provides capital, management resources, strategic direction, and merger...
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    Starbucks

    Starbucks is an international chain of restaurants that retails handcrafted coffee, tea, and...

Offices/Locations (3)

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  • Office

    Waterloo,

    CAN

  • Office

    New York, NY

    USA

  • San Francisco

    1455 Market Street

    San Francisco, CA 94103

    USA

Competitors (15)

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    Blockchain

    As of July 2014, Blockchain is the most-visited Bitcoin platform with approximately 2 million...
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    mPowa

    Mpowa was an e-commerce platform enabling sellers to accept credit and debit card payments using...
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    Hypercom

    Hypercom delivers a suite of high security electronic payment products, software solutions and...
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    VeriFone

    VeriFone develops secure e-payment solutions and services that provide transactions and...
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    Lipman

    Electronic transaction system solutions.
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    Dwolla

    Dwolla is a free web-based software platform allowing users to send, receive, and request funds...
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    PayNearMe

    PayNearMe is a cash transaction network enabling consumers to pay cash for goods and services...
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    OpenCuro Inc.

    OpenCuro is an online payment and money transfer service for individuals and online and offline...

Images (3)

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