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PayPal to Drop Purchase Protection for Crowdfunding Projects
PayPal

PayPal to Drop Purchase Protection for Crowdfunding Projects

Believe it or not, that's a good thing for crowdfunding.
David Z. Morris
5 Lessons Venmo's Co-Founder Learned While Building a Twice-Acquired Company
Growth Strategies

5 Lessons Venmo's Co-Founder Learned While Building a Twice-Acquired Company

The co-founder of the mobile payments service shared his wisdom during a keynote address at the #StartupColumbia conference.
Lydia Belanger
Paypal's Profit Surges on Growth in Transactions and New Users
PayPal

Paypal's Profit Surges on Growth in Transactions and New Users

The company, which is facing increasing competition from rival digital payment services by Apple, Samsung and Square, is tying up with retailers, airlines and other companies to drive growth
More Buyers and Stubhub Help eBay Beat Earnings Expectations
eBay

More Buyers and Stubhub Help eBay Beat Earnings Expectations

The ecommerce company has been executing its plan to offer a bigger selection of products, new brands and more small-business sellers on its platform.
PayPal Backs Acorns, an Investment App for Millennials
Apps

PayPal Backs Acorns, an Investment App for Millennials

Acorns is a year-old app that is designed to get people started by making small automated investments from a bank account.
Leena Rao
PayPal Co-Founder's Newest Startup Raises $100 Million to Reinvent Credit
Credit

PayPal Co-Founder's Newest Startup Raises $100 Million to Reinvent Credit

Affirm is rethinking the way shoppers -- particularly millennials -- borrow money by letting them obtain a micro-loan at a point of sale instead of using a credit card.
Leena Rao
PayPal Pulls North Carolina Plan to Protest Transgender Bathroom Law
PayPal

PayPal Pulls North Carolina Plan to Protest Transgender Bathroom Law

'The new law perpetuates discrimination and it violates the values and principles that are at the core of PayPal's mission and culture,' CEO says.
Startup Founder Claims PayPal Froze $20,000 in Funds, Then Offered Him a Business Loan
PayPal

Startup Founder Claims PayPal Froze $20,000 in Funds, Then Offered Him a Business Loan

'Paypal causes a cash-flow crisis and then offers to fix it,' writes Casey Rosengren, founder of Hacker Paradise.
Geoff Weiss
Apple May Launch a Venmo Competitor
Mobile Payments

Apple May Launch a Venmo Competitor

Square, Facebook and Google have also entered the peer-to-peer payments space.
Laura Entis
Businesses Can Soon Accept Payments Through Venmo
Mobile Payments

Businesses Can Soon Accept Payments Through Venmo

The move marks a major step in the popular app's evolution.
Leena Rao
An Emotional Elon Musk Admits He's Only 'Tried' to Take Two Weeks Off in Past 12 Years
Elon Musk

An Emotional Elon Musk Admits He's Only 'Tried' to Take Two Weeks Off in Past 12 Years

Saving our species is exhausting. It's time for a break.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
PayPal Makes Its First Acquisition Post eBay Split
Acquisitions

PayPal Makes Its First Acquisition Post eBay Split

The digital payments company bought mobile commerce startup Modest.
Leena Rao
PayPal Valued at About $52 Billion in Market Return
Ready To Launch

PayPal Valued at About $52 Billion in Market Return

The ecommerce company is expected to build partnerships with rivals and try to seize market share from startups.
What's Left for eBay After the PayPal Breakup?
eBay

What's Left for eBay After the PayPal Breakup?

For the ecommerce company, life could get lonely in a hurry.
Ari Levy