Square

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

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Square

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

Jack Dorsey's photo - Chairman & CEO of Square

Chairman & CEO

Jack Dorsey

CEO Approval Rating

78/100

Founded:

2009

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNYSESQ

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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 Application Software industry. PayPal generates 240% of Square's revenue.

Chase Bank is one of Square's top rivals. Chase Bank was founded in Newark, Delaware} in 1799. Chase Bank is in the Banks field. Compared to Square, Chase Bank generates $51.1B more revenue.

Braintree is one of Square's top competitors. Braintree is a Private company that was founded in 2007 in Chicago, Illinois. Braintree operates in the Fintech industry. Compared to Square, Braintree has 2,849 fewer employees.

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Square Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$9.5B

Square's revenue is the ranked 4th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 7.2B. Over the last four quarters, Square's revenue has grown by 128.7%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $3.2B; in Q3 2020, it was $3B; in Q2 2020, it was $1.9B; in Q1 2020, Square's revenue was $1.4B.

Square Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Aspiro AB

Mar 2021

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$297M
Tidal is a subscription-based media streaming platform that allows users to discover, stream and share music and videos.

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Credit Karma Tax

Nov 2020

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$50M
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Stitch Labs, Inc.

Jul 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Stitch Labs develops a cloud-based platform that offers operation, inventory, order and logistics management solutions to the retail sector.
Dessa

Feb 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Dessa designs and develops a machine learning-based platform that offers facial detection solutions for enterprises.
Eloquent Labs

May 2019

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

These are all the companies that Square has acquired. Square has acquired 15 companies and its latest acquisition was Aspiro AB in Mar 2021. Tidal is a subscription-based media streaming platform that allows users to discover, stream and share music and videos.

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

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

Square Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Oura is a Finland-based multisensor wellness ring developer that helps individuals to track and monitor their sleep and physical activities.
$100M
May 03, 2021
Series C
-
Satispay is a fintech firm that provides payment and money exchange solutions for individuals and businesses.
$80.7M
Nov 18, 2020
Series C
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Oura is a Finland-based multisensor wellness ring developer that helps individuals to track and monitor their sleep and physical activities.
$28M
Mar 15, 2020
Series B
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$14M
Dec 15, 2019
Series A
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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 15 companies and its latest investment was Aspiro AB in Mar 2021. Tidal is a subscription-based media streaming platform that allows users to discover, stream and share music and videos.

Square News

May 7, 2021The Economic Times

Square sails past profit estimates as bitcoin volumes surge

Cash App generated $3.51 billion in bitcoin revenue, up eleven times from a year earlier, in a quarte... See more »
May 6, 2021FreightWaves

Square benefits from improving economy, Bitcoin investment to post 266% revenue hike

An improving economy and a $170 million investment in Bitcoin drove payment provider Square's revenue... See more »
May 6, 2021MarketScreener

Square Raises 2021 Expense Guidance

(marketscreener.com) By Allison Prang Square Inc. raised its guidance for adjusted expenses for 2021.... See more »
May 6, 2021Investor’s Business Daily

Square Stock Rises As Earnings Beat Amid Tempered Outlook On Cash App Growth

Square stock edged up as earnings and net revenue handily beat estimates. The company cautioned that ... See more »
May 5, 2021The Business Journals: San Francisco Business Times

Square makes a splash by launching an online alcohol delivery feature for its sellers

Square tells me that online alcohol delivery was among the most requested features to be added.... See more »
May 4, 2021SBJ

Jay-Z closes Tidal deal with Jack Dorsey

Jay-Z reportedly finalized the sale of the Tidal music streaming service to Twitter co-founder Jack D... See more »
May 4, 2021TechCrunch

Fitness ring maker Oura raises $100M

It's been a wild couple of years for Oura. Last year, in particular, proved to be a major driver for ... See more »

Square Blogs

February 10, 2020Square Blog

Small Business Owners Highly Engaged in 2020 Election

Small business owners are more likely to say their business would be better off if Donald Trump is re... See more »
February 10, 2020Square Blog

How WWE Champions the Customer Buying Experience at Wrestlemania [VIDEO]

WWE’s Wrestlemania draws superfans from all around the country. With Square, WWE is able to create a ... See more »
February 1, 2020Square Blog

These Are the Hottest Features We Released in January

We're constantly releasing tools to help you start, run, and grow your business. In January we launch... See more »
January 31, 2020Square Blog

Boutique bakery boosts online orders with Square Online Store

This Bay Area baking entrepreneur went from brick and mortar to bricks and clicks. See how she made i... See more »
January 17, 2020Square Blog

How to Grow Your Base of Loyal Customers

Your loyal customers will purchase more with you, and more often. And they can be an incredibly valua... See more »
January 10, 2020Square Blog

How Personalized Experiences Are the Key to Driving Customer Loyalty

Experience is becoming increasingly important to where and how customers choose to shop. Learn more a... See more »
January 7, 2020Square Blog

What to do with the 2020 Form W-4

This post covers general information and does not constitute legal, accounting, or tax advice - for a... See more »

Square Press Releases

March 9, 2021Korea Newswire

Square, Inc. Announces Plans to Acquire Majority Ownership Stake in Tidal

Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a ... See more »
March 4, 2021Business Wire

Square for Restaurants Launches in Canada to Help Recovering Industry

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Square for Restaurants launches in Canada to help recovering industry.... See more »
March 2, 2021StreetInsider

Restaurant food delivery tech firm secures two key US partnerships with food-ordering app Olo and payment-processing platform Square

NEW YORK, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- VROMOÂ which provides delivery management software for restau... See more »
February 5, 2021StreetInsider

SQ) Featured in Analysis Report

Square (NYSE: SQ), a cohesive commerce ecosystem that helps sellers start, run and grow their busines... See more »
January 27, 2021Business Wire

Square to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Square will release financial results for the fourth quarter and full... See more »
December 14, 2020centralcharts

Square and POWDR Bring New Commerce Tech to the Ski Slopes

As the winter ski season gets underway, Square announced that its commerce platform now powers paymen... See more »

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Square Headquarters

1455 Market Street Suite 600

San Francisco, California94103

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Square Summary

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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 78%. Square's primary competitors are PayPal, Chase Bank & Braintree.

Website

squareup.com

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 $9.5B 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 Electronic Equipment, Technology Hardware
  3. Who are Square's competitors?

    Square's top competitors are PayPal, Chase Bank, Braintree
  4. Who has Square invested in?

    Square's has invested in companies such as Oura, Satispay, Oura