Square's Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding and Acquisitions

Square provides credit card reader applications for iPhone, Android and iPad devices with a transaction rate per swipe.

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Based on data from Square's latest SEC filings

Annual Revenue

Based on data from Square's latest SEC filings

Employees

Jack Dorsey's photo - Chairman & CEO of Square

Chairman & CEO

Jack Dorsey

CEO Approval Rating

92/100

OVERVIEW

Founded:

2009

Headquarters:

San FranciscoCalifornia

Status:

PublicIndependent Company of NYSESQ

Industry Sector:

Internet Software

Application Software

SIC Code:

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Competitive Analysis

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PayPal is Square's #1 competitor. PayPal's headquarters is in San Jose, California, and was founded in 1998. PayPal competes in the Consumer Finance industry. PayPal generates 400% of Square's revenue.

Intuit is one of Square's top rivals. Intuit was founded in Mountain View, California} in 1983. Like Square, Intuit also works within the Application Software sector. Compared to Square, Intuit generates $2.8B more revenue.

RANK

COMPANY

LEADERSHIP

CEO SCORE

EMPLOYEES

TOTAL FUNDING

REVENUE

Jack Dorsey

Chairman & CEO

- -
3,349
$962.7M
$3.9B
1

Dan Schulman

President & CEO

86/100
21,800
$260.2M
$16.3B
2

Sasan Goodarzi

CEO

79/100
7,900
- -
$14B
3

Jamie Dimon

Chairman & CEO

76/100
189,315
- -
$25B
4

Tobias Lutke

Co-Founder & CEO

87/100
1,200
$322.9M
$1.3B
5

CEO

- -
65
- -
$3.8M
6

Suneera Madhani

Co-Founder & CEO

100/100
100
$17.4M
$5.2M
7

CEO

- -
- -
8

CEO

- -
- -
9

M. Troy Woods

Chairman & CEO

83/100
12,820
- -
$4.1B

Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$3.9B

Square's revenue is the ranked 5th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 7.2B. Over the last three quarters, Square's revenue has grown by 25.9%. Specifically, in Q2 2019's revenue was $1.2B; in Q1 2019, it was $959.4M; in Q4 2018, it was $932.5M.

Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Eloquent Labs

May 2019

Source »
undisclosed
Eloquent Labs develops an AI-based platform that provides conversational AR solutions for merchants and e-commerce organizations.
Atlantic Community High School Ptsa

Apr 2018

Source »
$365M
-
Entrees On Trays

Jan 2018

Source »
undisclosed
Entrees On-Trays is a food delivery platform that offers dinner and lunch delivery services from restaurants to individuals and groups.
Main Line Delivery

Dec 2016

Source »
undisclosed
Main Line Delivery operates as an online platform that enables users to order for food delivery from local restaurants.
Framed Data, Inc.

Mar 2016

Source »
undisclosed
Framed Data provides a predictive analytics platform for application developers to understand future user behaviors.

These are all the companies that Square has acquired. Square has acquired 10 companies and its latest acquisition was Eloquent Labs in May 2019. Eloquent Labs develops an AI-based platform that provides conversational AR solutions for merchants and e-commerce organizations.

Square Funding History

Since Square was founded in 2009, it has participated in 7 rounds of funding. In total Square has raised $962.7M. Square's last funding round was on Nov 2015 for a total of $243.0M

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

IPO
Nov 2015
$243M

Series E
Sep 2014
$150M
Debt
Apr 2014
$225M
Series D
Sep 2012
$200M
Series C
Jun 2011
$103M

Total Funding: $962.7M

Since Square was founded in 2009, it has participated in 7 rounds of funding. In total Square has raised $962.7M. Square's last funding round was on Nov 2015 for a total of $243.0M

Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Eventbrite designs and develops an online ticketing platform that helps users to promote, manage and host events.
$25M
Sep 28, 2017
Equity
Sep 19, 2018

These are all the companies that Square has invested in. Square has invested 10 companies and its latest investment was Eloquent Labs in May 2019. Eloquent Labs develops an AI-based platform that provides conversational AR solutions for merchants and e-commerce organizations.

Square News

October 14, 2019BioPortfolio

Square Launches Payment Processing Program For CBD Businesses

Square Inc. a payment processor and pointofsale solutions provider said it has launched a CBD earlyac... See more »
October 11, 2019MarketWatch

Square's stock gains after Susquehanna turns bullish

Shares of Square Inc. rose 0.8% in premarket trading Friday, after Susquehanna analyst James Friedman... See more »
October 10, 2019CNBC

How Square became a $26 billion company

Square began in 2010 after the invention of a small credit card reader that plugged into iPhones. Ten... See more »
October 10, 2019DualShockers

Final Fantasy Scenarist Kazushige Nojima Shares Thoughts On a Possible New FFVIII Game

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October 3, 2019Crain's Newyork Business

Square steps in to CBD space

The complicated business of selling products infused with cannabidiol, better known as CBD, has just ... See more »
October 3, 2019PaymentsSource

Square accelerates its support for cannabis payments

Square has expanded its invite-only pilot for CBD products in the U.S. to all of its existing merchan... See more »

Square Blogs

October 4, 2019Square Blog

From Storage Space to Warehouse Space: How Toll Gate Revival Grew Up

Every day, people use Square tools to help start, run, and grow their business — here’s one of their ... See more »
October 3, 2019Square Blog

Developing a Parental Leave Policy When You're a Small Business

Tips for developing a parental leave policy that works for your employees and your business.... See more »
October 1, 2019Square Blog

How to Prepare for Parental Leave When You're a Business Owner

When you're running your own business, the thought of taking parental leave can be nerve-wracking. Wh... See more »
September 30, 2019Square Blog

These Are the Hottest Features We Released in September 2019

Learn more about the newest features launched in September.... See more »
September 25, 2019Square Blog

Determining Your Email Objectives

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September 24, 2019Square Blog

An Update to Square Pricing

We're changing the rate for tapped, dipped, and swiped transactions from 2.75% to 2.6% + 10¢.... See more »
September 23, 2019Square Blog

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Square Press Releases

April 3, 2019Business Wire

Square to Announce First Quarter 2019 Results

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) will release financial results for the first ... See more »
November 13, 2018Business Wire

Square and The National Christmas Tree Association Reveal Why Millennials Might Be Saving the Christmas Tree Industry

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) in partnership with the National Christmas Tr... See more »
November 8, 2018EIN Presswire

Final article in a series about technology & tax law practice published by Richard Sam Lehman, Esq.

As technology is advancing, the tax law practice must keep up with these technological and societal c... See more »
October 26, 2018Gamasutra

Final Fantasy Mystic Quest Remastered Soundtrack Now Available

Sean Schafianski's take on the "beginner" JRPG's music out now.... See more »
October 23, 2018PR Newswire

Ordrslip In Square App Marketplace Brings Independent Restaurants into the Mobile Era

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ordrslip, a SaaS provider that allows restaurants of an... See more »
June 1, 2018PRWeb

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Cincinnati Synchrogators and Miami University Host Best of the Best Synchro Talent with More than 1,0... See more »
April 10, 2018MarketersMedia

Square's Q4 FY17 Top-Line Surged 36%; Outshone Forecasts

Stock Monitor: Net Element Post Earnings ReportingLONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / April 10, 2018 / Active-I... See more »

Square Videos

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Headquarters

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San Francisco, California94103

1-415-281-3976

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Overview

Square provides credit card reader applications for iPhone, Android and iPad devices with a transaction rate per swipe. Square was founded in 2009. Square's headquarters is located in San Francisco, California, USA 94103. It has raised 962.7M in 7 rou...

CEO

Square's Chairman & CEO, Jack Dorsey, currently has an approval rating of 92%. Square's primary competitors are PayPal, Intuit & Dharma Merchant Services.

Website

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Frequently Asked Questions about Square

  1. When was Square founded?

    Square was founded in 2009
  2. Who is Square's CEO?

    Square's CEO is Jack Dorsey
  3. How much revenue does Square generate?

    Square generates $3.9B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Square have?

    Square has historically raised $962.7M in funding
  5. Where is Square's headquarters?

    Square's headquarters is in San Francisco California, USA
  1. How many employees does Square have?

    Square has 3,349 employees
  2. What sector does Square operate in?

    Square is in Internet Software, Application Software
  3. Who are Square's competitors?

    Square's top competitors are PayPal, Intuit, Dharma Merchant Services
  4. Who has Square invested in?

    Square's has invested in companies such as Eventbrite