Square is using its data to give working capital to retailers. Square, the mobile payments startup launched by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, has officially launched a new service where the company will use data from merchant transactions to offer cash advances to businesses. The loans will be paid back throughRead More
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Last night — the day before Twitter shares were set to begin trading, and, boy, did they begin trading — news broke that Square was looking for a bank to manage its initial public offering in 2014. It looks like Jack Dorsey wants to ride Twitter’s momentum to another big payday.Read More
Jack Dorsey made an appearance on The New York Post‘s Page Six gossip page over the weekend, and that puts him in rarefied air: he is the biggest celebrity in banking. He’s probably the only celebrity in banking, too. Page Six remains arguably one of the gossipy-est of gossip pagesRead More
Payments platform provider Square has introduced Square Market, an online marketplace for local businesses. Square already has a strong foothold among small businesses and micro-merchants with its familiar credit card reader, but now it is entering a different space: online selling. Similar to Etsy, eBay and other online marketplaces, SquareRead More
Square CEO Jack Dorsey spoke about Square’s ongoing partnership with Starbucks and described consumer awareness as a hurdle for mobile payments. Starbucks does little traditional marketing which means retail’s biggest mobile payments evangelist isn’t spreading the word as much as it could. More video on the Square-Starbucks partnership, addressingRead More