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Square (NYSE: SQ) is a merchant services aggregator and mobile payment company It helps sellers run businesses with commerce solutions, business software, and banking services and provides guidance at the corporate level. It was formerly known as Square. It serves food and beverage, beauty salon, health and fitness, and home and repair industries. It was founded in 2009 and is based in Oakland, California.
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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Square in 28 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on May 24, 2023.
Expert Collections containing Square
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Square is included in 6 Expert Collections, including Store tech (In-store retail tech).
Store tech (In-store retail tech)
Startups aiming to work with retailers to improve brick-and-mortar retail store operations.
This collection contains companies that provide alternative means for obtaining a loan for personal or business use and companies that provide software to lenders for the application, underwriting, funding or loan collection process.
Companies and startups in this collection enable consumers, businesses, and governments to pay each other - online and at the physical point-of-sale.
Square has filed 1095 patents.
The 3 most popular patent topics include:
- Payment systems
- Payment service providers
- Mobile payments
Payment systems, National accounts, International macroeconomics, Banking, International trade
Payment systems, National accounts, International macroeconomics, Banking, International trade
Latest Square News
May 22, 2023
181.65 Billion By 2032 | CAGR of 7.6% The Global Point-Of-Sale Terminal Market Size was valued at USD 87.32 Billion in 2022 and the Worldwide Point-Of-Sale Terminal Market Size is expected to reach USD 181.65 Billion by 2032, according to a research report published by Spherical Insights & Consulting. Companies Covered: Verifone, Ingenico Group, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, NCR Corporation, PAX Technology, Fujitsu Limited, Square Inc., Revel Systems, Shopify Inc., Lightspeed POS Inc., Toast Inc., Upserve Inc., Heartland Payment Systems, Vend Limited, TouchBistro Inc., Harbortouch Payments, ShopKeep, Clover Network Inc and among others. May 22, 2023 05:30 ET Pune, INDIA New York, United States , May 22, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Global Point-Of-Sale Terminal Market Size is to grow from USD 87.32 billion in 2022 to USD 181.65 billion by 2032, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7.6% during the forecast period. Get a Sample PDF Brochure: https://www.sphericalinsights.com/request-sample/1850 A Point-of-Sale (POS) Terminal is a computerized system used to process transactions at retail locations, such as stores, restaurants, and other businesses. It typically consists of a computer or tablet device, a cash register or card reader, and software that allows merchants to process sales, manage inventory, track customer data, and generate reports. POS terminals can accept various forms of payment, including credit and debit cards, cash, and mobile payments. They streamline checkout processes, improve accuracy and efficiency, and provide merchants with valuable data insights to optimize their businesses. POS systems have become an essential tool for modern retailers to manage their operations and provide a seamless customer experience. Browse key industry insights spread across 200 pages with 120 market data tables and figures & charts from the report on " Global Point-Of-Sale Terminal Market Size , Share, and COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Product (Fixed and Mobile), By Component (Hardware, Software, and Services), By Deployment (Cloud and On-premise), By End-Use (Restaurants, Retail, Hospitality, Healthcare, Warehouse, Entertainment, and Others), By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa), Analysis and Forecast 2022 – 2032." Get Detailed Report Description Here: Buy Now Full Report: https://www.sphericalinsights.com/checkout/1850 The cloud segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 8.1% during the forecast period. Based on deployment, the global point-of-sale terminal market is segmented into cloud and on-premise. The cloud segment is expected to register the fastest growth in the Point-of-Sale (POS) Terminal market due to several factors. Cloud-based POS solutions offer several advantages over traditional on-premise systems, including enhanced scalability, flexibility, and accessibility. With cloud-based POS systems, businesses can easily integrate with other cloud-based platforms for enhanced functionality and ease of use. Additionally, cloud-based systems offer improved security features and are more cost effective than traditional systems, making them attractive for small and medium-sized businesses. Finally, the increasing adoption of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) models and the emergence of AI-powered cloud-based POS solutions are expected to drive further growth in the cloud segment. The retail segment held the largest market share of more than 32.5% in 2022. Based on end-use, the global point-of-sale terminal market is segmented into restaurants, retail, hospitality, healthcare, warehouse, entertainment, and others. The retail segment held the largest market share in 2022. The retail industry has a high level of technology adoption and relies heavily on POS systems for transaction processing and inventory management. Moreover, the growing adoption of digital payment methods and the emergence of omnichannel retailing have further increased the demand for POS systems in the retail industry. Additionally, the increasing focus on enhancing customer experience through personalized promotions and loyalty programs has led to the adoption of advanced POS solutions, such as AI-powered systems. Finally, the demand for cloud-based POS solutions has further fueled growth in the retail segment. Inquire Before Buying This Research Report: https://www.sphericalinsights.com/inquiry-before-buying/1850 Asia-Pacific is predicted to grow at a higher CAGR of 9.5% over the forecast period. Based on region, the Asia-Pacific region is expected to be the fastest-growing market for Point-of-Sale (POS) Terminals due to several factors. The region has a large and rapidly growing retail industry, particularly in countries like China and India, with increasing adoption of digital payment methods. Moreover, the rising popularity of e-commerce and m-commerce platforms is driving demand for POS systems in the region. Additionally, the increasing penetration of smartphones and mobile devices, coupled with the growing demand for contactless payments, is driving the adoption of mobile POS solutions. Finally, the emergence of new technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to further fuel growth in the Asia-Pacific POS Terminal market. Competitive Analysis: The report offers the appropriate analysis of the key organizations/companies involved within the global market along with a comparative evaluation primarily based on their product offering, business overviews, geographic presence, enterprise strategies, segment market share, and SWOT analysis. The report also provides an elaborative analysis focusing on the current news and developments of the companies, which includes product development, innovations, joint ventures, partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances, and others. This allows for the evaluation of the overall competition within the market. Some of the major players in the global point-of-sale terminal market include Verifone, Ingenico Group, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, NCR Corporation, PAX Technology, Fujitsu Limited, Square Inc., Revel Systems, Shopify Inc., Lightspeed POS Inc., Toast Inc., Upserve Inc., Heartland Payment Systems, Vend Limited, TouchBistro Inc., Harbortouch Payments, ShopKeep, and Clover Network Inc. Get Discount At @ https://www.sphericalinsights.com/request-discount/1850 Market Segment This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2019 to 2032. Spherical Insights has segmented the global point-of-sale terminal market based on the below-mentioned segments: Point-Of-Sale Terminal Market, By Product Fixed Hardware Cloud Restaurants North America
Square Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was Square founded?
Square was founded in 2009.
Where is Square's headquarters?
Square's headquarters is located at 1955 Broadway, Oakland.
What is Square's latest funding round?
Square's latest funding round is PIPE.
How much did Square raise?
Square raised a total of $716.75M.
Who are the investors of Square?
Investors of Square include Tiger Global Management, Victory Park Capital, Colchis Capital, Rizvi Traverse Management, Goldman Sachs and 35 more.
Who are Square's competitors?
Competitors of Square include Plastiq, Stripe, Till Payments, Oxygen, Atoa, Eligma, TouchBistro, FIN-PAY, TakeMe, Ezetap and 61 more.
Compare Square to Competitors
Stripe operates as a financial technology company. It offers an online-based, payment processing platform that gives online merchants the ability to securely accept credit card payments through the use of custom-built forms. It allows users to accept payments, send payouts, and manage businesses online. It was formerly known as HGSC. It was founded in 2010 and is based in South San Francisco, California.
Obopay is a mobile payment service in the US that lets consumers get, send and spend money from mobile phones. The Obopay management team is comprised of former executives from Visa International, Microsoft, Yahoo, Expedia, AT&T Wireless, Western Union, First Data Corporation, Norwest Bank and Chordiant Software.
Klarna offers a range of payment solutions to e-stores. It offers services such as direct payments, pay-after-delivery options, and installment plans. It also provides security solutions for credit and fraud risks for e-stores. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
GoCardless is an online direct debit provider. It is an international payments network for businesses to take and settle recurring payments from anywhere, to anywhere, in any currency. It was founded in 2011 and is based in London, United Kingdom.
Mswipe provides point-of-sale (POS) solutions for all types of payment acceptance. Its solutions include cards, wallets, mobile payment applications, and quick response (QR) payments. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Mumbai, India.
SumUp operates as a financial technology company. It provides a product suite of tailor-made business tools created specifically for the micro and nano segment. It compares card readers, solo card readers, and more. It was formerly known as Ka-Ching Payments Limited. It was founded in 2012 and is based in Wilmington, Delaware.
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