August 21, 2014 6:29 AM ET


Company Overview of Square, Inc.

Company Overview

Square, Inc. provides Square Reader, a credit card reader for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices that enables businesses to accept credit cards payments. It offers Square Register, an application that works with Square Reader to turn a smartphone or iPad into a mobile point of sale, as well as provides payments, sales reports, hardware—register, and other services. The company also provides Square Capital that offers access to funds for growing businesses; Square Cash, a solution for sending and receiving money; and Square Market that enables users to shop online in home, art and design, tech, fashion, accessories, jewelry, baby and kids, food, health and beauty, and other sectors. In additio...

1455 Market Street

Suite 600

San Francisco, CA 94103

United States

Founded in 2009





Key Executives for Square, Inc.

Age: 37
Co-Founder and Director
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 41
Vice President of Communications & Brand Marketing
Age: 40
Vice President of International
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Square, Inc. Key Developments

Square Denies Sale Or Delaying IPO

Square, Inc. has denied that it is trying to sell the company or delaying IPO. Square stated, “Like you, we’re a growing business. You invest in your future, and so do we. We’re well-capitalized and putting our money to good use: investing in people and new products. Reports that we tried to sell the company, or of a delayed IPO? False. We’re here for the long-term.”

Square, Inc. opens permanent office in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario

Square, Inc. announced that it will open a permanent office in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. The office will be located at 305 King Street in downtown Kitchener and will open in Spring 2014. The new office will allow Square to expand its Canadian team to more than 30 employees.

Square Denies Discussions With Google

Roelof Botha, Board Member of Square, Inc. denied acquisition talks with Google Inc. (NasdaqGS:GOOGL). “There is a lot of misinformation about Square right now, there were no discussions about a sale,” Roelof Botha said.

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