Payments startups Square wants to provide more ways for sellers to make more money, by diversifying its products and making it easier to add value to customers. With the holidays right around the corner, it’s enabling Square Register users to sell physical gift cards for the first time. Read More
Last week, when Square started pre-orders for its chip-and-PIN-based hardware to upgrade the current mag-stripe equipment, we said it was probably a sign that the company was finally going to turn on more international services into regions like Europe, where the newer system reigns supreme. Looks like that’s just what Square has quietly started to do.
Jack Dorsey recently offered a look at the early days of Square, but today at the Techonomy Detroit conference, he was asked about the company’s future — specifically what Square will look like in five years.
Dorsey didn’t get too specific in his answer, but he did talk broadly about his goals.
While Venmo, Google Wallet, and more try to take a business approach to peer-to-peer payments, Snapchat today swooped from the consumer side by adding a “Snapcash” payments option to its app through a deal with Square Cash.