San Francisco Digital Payment Company Square to Buy Afterpay in $29 Billion DealSan Francisco digital-payments company Square Inc. says it has agreed to acquire Afterpay, which provides a “buy now, pay later” option for merchants, in an all-stock deal valued at about $29 billion.
Online Payment App Stripe Sees Value Rise To $95 BillionAfter raising $600 million in funding from investors, the online payment company Stripe reached a whopping company valuation of $95 billion last week.
Square Joins Twitter In Allowing Employees To Work From Home IndefinitelyEmployees at mobile payments company Square will be allowed to work from home indefinitely, even after restrictions related to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic are lifted.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Sets Aside $1B For Charity, Initial Focus On Coronavirus Relief EffortsTwitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey says he's dedicating more than a quarter of his wealth to a new fund for charitable causes, with the immediate focus on coronavirus relief efforts.
Some New Point-of-Sale Systems May Not Comply With 18-Year-Old State LawThey used to be called cash registers. Now, they’re known as point-of-sale systems.
Visa Buys Nearly 10 Percent Stake In SquareVisa is now a major shareholder in Square, the Bay Area-based mobile payment services company co-founded and led by Jack Dorsey.
Michigan Panhandler Uses Credit Card Reader To Collect MoneyA homeless panhandler in Michigan is turning to technology produced by a San Francisco company to expand the people he asks for money by taking credit cards.
Square Stock Soars 45 Percent In 1st Day Of TradingSquare bounced back in its stock market debut Thursday after the once-hot mobile payments service slashed the price of its initial public offering to get the deal done.
Square Discounts Stock To $9 A Share To Complete IPOMobile payments processor Square had to sell its stock at a deep discount to complete its initial public offering, a concession signaling that investors are becoming wary of once-hot startups that haven't proven they can make money.
Square Boosts Expected IPO Value By 47 Percent In Rocky MarketSquare, the six-year-old company known for its white, cube-shaped credit and debit card readers that plug into smartphones, is boosting its planned initial public offering value by 47 percent in what has become a tough market for new companies trying to raise cash.
Square Boosts Expected IPO Value Up 47% In Dicey MarketSquare, the six-year-old company known for its white, cube-shaped card readers that plug into smartphones, is boosting its planned initial public offering value by 47 percent in what has become a very dicey market for new companies trying to raise cash.
Twitter Going Back To The Future For New CEO? Founder, Execs Buy Up Big StakeTwitter may be keeping interim-CEO Jack Dorsey on permanently
Silicon Valley's Biggest Names Pull Out Rainbow Flags After Marriage Equality RulingThis weekend's big Pride Parade may be in San Francisco, but that didn't stop Silicon Valley leaders from (digitally) waiving the rainbow flag in support of Friday's Supreme Court ruling ending bans on same-sex marriage.
SF Ferry Building Developers Sign On To Bring Waterfront Public Market To Jack London SquareThe hope is that Water Street Market will rival the Ferry Building and Oxbow Market in Napa, but with an East Bay feel.
Be Prepared To Pay $888 Before Eating At San Francisco's Most Expensive RestaurantSaison, San Francisco's most expensive restaurant, is now on the growing list of Bay Area venues requiring guests to pay for dinner in full before ever stepping foot inside.