“There’s no manual work required by the seller: simply connect Kabbage to a Stripe account in seconds, and receive the financing necessary to grow a business,” said Stripe cofounder John Collison. “It’s quite magical.”
“Having used and evaluated countless payment services over my last three businesses, Stripe is by far the easiest solution available,” said Thread.com founder Kieran O’Neill in a statement on the news.
Payments company Braintree released a mobile marketplace API today that simplifies payment processing for marketplace operators, like TaskRabbit.
In addition to creating better experiences for the end user, Connect also lets Stripe-using merchants set up and start using their online payments in minutes instead weeks.
Executives from PayPal, Stripe, Braintree, and PocketChange shared what obstacles are standing between us a world where all you need to buy a beer, a diamond bracelet, or new house is your phone.
Payments startup Braintree is on a mission to conquer the European market before competitors or clones.
Stripe already lets devs accept payments from online customers for products in one-off purchases. Now, it can also let developers issue payments en masse — an especially handy feature for marketplaces.
Osama Bedier, the head of Google Wallet, has left the company.
Zooz has raised $2 million to build out its online checkout solutions, which take a consumer-driven approach to powering payments.
Guest Post Every entrepreneur who has had to go through the process of setting up their payment gateway and/or merchant account knows that it isn’t always simple. When I set mine up, BrainTree, Stripe, and Paymill weren’t around. I was given a chisel and stone tablet and asked to deliver all my information in triplicate.
Payments company Braintree has publicly released Venmo Touch and made updates to its iOS software developer kit (SDK) to make mobile purchases as easy as Facebook Connect.
Balanced, which provides backend payments solutions for online marketplaces, adds $2 million into its seed round after six months of strong momentum.
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Y Combinator startups Stripe and Parse form a partnership to make it easy for developers to integrate payments into their mobile apps.
Kickoff is a desktop Mac app for group chat and task management for teams. The Apple-flavored product looks and feels at home on Mac devices, but its features are pretty duplicative.
Today Codecademy is launching a new partnership with nine companies to help budding developers learn APIs and create actual functioning sites, projects, and even products.
Stripe expands its payment processing platform into Canada
Online payment platform Stripe made major waves on the tech scene today by announcing $20 million in a second round of funding that includes a veritable celebrity roster of Silicon Valley investors.
Stripe, an online-payment system company going after PayPal, is said to have raised $18 million at a $100 million valuation from Sequoia Capital and other investors, Bloomberg reported Thursday.