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Visa, Square Deliver Faster Transfers to Canadian Businesses

Visa (NYSE: V), one of the world’s leaders in digital payments, has announced its participation in the Canadian expansion of instant transfers, Square‘s solution for rapid merchant settlement. Square’s instant transfers are “enabled by Visa Direct, a VisaNet processing capability helping transform global money movement… Read More

Square Extends Partnership with Amaka to Introduce Sage Accounting Integration

Amaka and Square have extended their partnership “to launch the Square point of sale integration with Sage Accounting.” This follows the successful rollout of “a range of Square accounting automation solutions available globally.” Pedram Afshar, CEO at Amaka, said: “We’re proud to be working with… Read More

Square to be Included on iPhone Tap to Pay

Square, part of Block (NYSE: SQ), says it will add its Tap to Pay feature on the iPhone with an Early Access Program available today and wide release later this year. Square said that it has been working with Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) to enable Tap to… Read More

Fintech Square Acquires GoParrot to Provide Advanced Capabilities for Restaurants

  Square, part of Block (NYSE:SQ), recently announced that it acquired GoParrot, an “all-in-one” digital ordering and marketing platform for restaurants. GoParrot enables restaurants “to connect more easily and directly with customers through powerful omnichannel software.” As a long-time Square partner, GoParrot’s products already “integrate… Read More

Launch of Square Loans Provides Simple Access to Funds for Canadian Companies

Square recently announced the launch of Square Loans in Canada, giving small businesses quick and simple “access to funds and eliminating another major pain point associated with running a business.” By using transaction data, Square Loans “proactively surfaces customized offers to eligible sellers, providing them… Read More

Fintech Firm Square Announces Launch in Spain After Successful Early Access Program

Block (formerly Square) (NYSE: SQ), the firm specializing in software, payments, and hardware solutions for businesses of all sizes, has announced its arrival in Spain following a successful Early Access Program. Beginning on January 25, 2022, Spanish entrepreneurs, freelancers and business owners will be able… Read More

More Blockchain: Square Rebrands as Block

Square (NYSE:SQ) is now Block. The name change and rebranding were announced yesterday in a statement that highlighted Square’s ongoing transition from payments to multi-faceted Fintech. Square/Block was founded by Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter who just recently exited his CEO role at the… Read More

Square Enlists Marqeta to Launch Square Card in Canada

Square (NYSE:SQ) has asked Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ) to assist with its expansion in Canada. According to a company statement, Marqeta is powering the launch of the Square Card in Canada. Square is a Fintech that provides payments, including POS transactions, along with a growing number… Read More

Payments Fintech Square Introduces Subscription based Tools for UK based Companies

Financial services and digital payments company Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) has introduced subscription-based tools in the United Kingdom — Square Marketing and Square Loyalty — in order to help companies with expanding their sales. Following the announcement, shares of the firm appreciated marginally on Wednesday… Read More

Square Sellers May Take Payments via Cash App Pay, a Contactless Option for In-Person, Online Transfers

Square (NYSE:SQ) sellers may now start taking payments via Cash App Pay, which is a contactless payment option for carrying out in-person and online transfers. With Cash App Pay, clients are able to easily make payments with their Cash App account at participating Square sellers…. Read More

Sweet BNPL. Affirm Shares Continue Move Higher on Apple Report

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) is currently one of the hottest sectors of Fintech. BNPL is a service that can be provided at the point of sale for a transaction and thus supplant traditional credit cards in regards to larger transactions. As credit cards tend… Read More

Payments Fintech Square to Acquire Australia’s Leading BNPL Firm Afterpay for $29 Billion

Fintech giant Square (NYSE:SQ) will be acquiring Australia-based Buy Now, Pay Later or BNLP firm Afterpay for $29 billion. For payments Fintech Square, this deal should serve as a key opportunity to enter the fast-growing BNPL market that is now challenging the traditional merchant card-based… Read More

Square to Launch New Business Focused on Bitcoin

Square (NYSE:SQ) founder and CEO Jack Dorsey revealed a new business line for the company focused on Bitcoin. Dorsey announced the “open developer platform” via his other company Twitter. Dorsey said the goal is to make it easy to create “non-custodial, permissionless, and decentralized financial… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Hardware Wallet to be Developed by Jack Dorsey’s Payments Fintech Square

Square Inc (NYSE: SQ) will reportedly be developing a hardware wallet for Bitcoin (BTC), the payments giant revealed on Thursday (July 8, 2021). We’re doing it #Bitcoin https://t.co/IwbKuBoXGv — jack (@jack) July 8, 2021 Square’s announcement came after US Senator Elizabeth Warren cautioned about the… Read More

Jack Dorsey Says Square Crypto Wallet May Be on the Way

Jack Dorsey, CEO of both Square (NYSE:SQ) and Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), has tweeted out that a digital wallet may be forthcoming from Square. The tweet was shared in advance of a presentation at the enormous Bitcoin conference taking place in Miami.   Square is considering making… Read More

Square Announces New Integration With Google

    Payment company Square Inc (NYSE:SQ) announced on Thursday its new integration with Google Merchant Center. According to Square, the integration makes it easier for Square sellers to reach new customers through direct product listings on Google. “Square for Retail merchants can now have products… Read More

Fintech Plaid Partners with Payments Firm Square to Help US Merchants Handle ACH Debits without Holding Sensitive Bank Details

For many digital commerce platforms, ACH payments debited directly from customer bank accounts offer a more affordable and accessible alternative to traditional credit cards. Although cards may expire and can also go missing, account and routing numbers for ACH payments tend to be more permanent,… Read More

Square Announces Integrated Omnichannel Solutions For Businesses Makes Debut in Ireland

  Payment company Square Inc (NYSE:SQ) announced on Tuesday it has launched its integrated omnichannel solutions for businesses in Ireland. The fintech giant reported that following what it calls a successful Early Access Program, now all merchants and enterprises throughout the country may access Square’s… Read More

Fintech Square Cash App Users Now Able to Send Instant Bitcoin Payments for Free

Payments company Square’s (NYSE:SQ) Cash App now allows users to complete Bitcoin payments without having to pay transaction fees. You can now instantly send bitcoin to other $cashtags for free, right from your Cash App. To celebrate, we’re giving out $1 million in BTC. To… Read More

Acquisition of Jay-Z’s Tidal by Square to have No Material Impact on Fintech Firm’s Revenue, Company Says, as Analyst Breaks Down the Deal

Rob Walker, a Senior writer at Marker on the intersections of design, consumer culture, branding and business, is asking whether Jack Dorsey is playing Jay-Z, or is the billionaire hip-hop artist and entrepreneur playing the Twitter and Square CEO? Walker, a longtime NYT contributor and… Read More

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