When you think about using Square, it’s very easy to drift off into thoughts of paying for coffee, food, or goods at a farmer’s market. In reality, the point-of-sale system that Square has created is a powerful thing for any business, small or large.
Yesterday, TechCrunch spent some time at Safeway Ice Rink in Union Square, right in the heart of San Francisco. I’ve learned that the company is seriously infatuated with squares (even its new office will be in the shape of one), so it makes total sense that they approached the Union Square rink for the promotion.
So far, so good. Have a look:
- Founded February 2009
- Total Funding $441M
- Overview Square is making commerce easy for everyone. Starting with a free credit card reader for the iPhone, iPad, and Android devices, Square Reader allows anyone to accept credit cards anywhere, anytime, for a low transaction rate of 2.75 percent per swipe, with no hidden fees. Square Register serves as a full point-of-sale system for businesses to accept payments, manage items, and share menu and location …
- Founders Tristan O'Tierney, Jack Dorsey, Jim McKelvey
- Website http://squareup.com
- Full profile for Square
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