Venmo

  • PayPal makes money every time you use Uber, Airbnb

    PayPal has been going through some big changes since separating from eBay last year. The company recently introduced a redesigned app and is now monetizing its popular peer-to-peer payments app, Venmo. Already with 18 million users, PayPal is expanding its One Touch checkout to 120 new countries. Read More

  • Venmo Halts New Developer Access To Its API

    Venmo Halts New Developer Access To Its API

    This is not how you run a platform. Developers remember. Pull the rug out from under them once, and they’ll be reluctant to stand with you in the future. So despite having a record-setting January with $1 billion transferred in its peer-to-peer payments app, Venmo just shot itself in the foot. After six years of providing an API for developers to build experiences atop its money… Read More

  • Venmo Opens Its Payment Service To Third-Party Apps

    Venmo Opens Its Payment Service To Third-Party Apps

    Venmo, the peer-to-peer payment service owned by PayPal, has now become a payment platform after it opened up to third-party apps and services. Read More

  • Apple May Launch Venmo Competitor

    Apple May Launch Venmo Competitor

    Apple is in talks with banks to launch a mobile payments service, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The product would compete with Venmo, the mobile peer-to-peer service from PayPal. The platform, which could be launched as soon as 2016, would link bank accounts with Apple devices. Users could instantly transfer money from one person’s checking account to… Read More

  • How Venmo Won In One Of The Most Crowded Spaces In Tech Crunch Network

    How Venmo Won In One Of The Most Crowded Spaces In Tech

    Seamless peer-to-peer mobile payments have been considered inevitable for quite a while. And for good reason: One experience figuring out the bill at a group dinner party or splitting the cost of a wedding gift and you understand the headache that can be caused by friends dealing with money. Who wants to deal with cash or checks when you can send money in a tap? Read More

  • TC Cribs: Venmo’s NYC Headquarters Is On The Money

    Today’s episode of Cribs had us criss-crossing the country to New York City, where mobile payments juggernaut Venmo has made its home. Venmo has become enough of a phenomenon that it has become a verb in many circles — “I’ll Venmo you the cash I owe for dinner” is not an unusual thing to overhear — so it was fun to go to their office in person to see where… Read More

  • Split Lets You Split The Bill Fairly, Not Equally

    Split Lets You Split The Bill Fairly, Not Equally

    There are a number of apps out there that are made to help you split a bill at a restaurant, but even super ubiquitous ones like Venmo don’t offer a truly seamless experience. At today’s Disrupt NY Hackathon, Venmo software engineer and developer evangelist Cassidy Williams built an app that makes splitting the bill as easy as taking a picture. Read More

  • Splittable App Makes A Play For Renters Who Have To Split Apartment Costs

    Splittable App Makes A Play For Renters Who Have To Split Apartment Costs

    We’ve seen how Venmo has taken off in the US for when people want to split things like shared restaurant bills. Now a UK startup has come up with an app which it claims will make it easier to share expenses when sharing an apartment. According to the UK’s Office of National Statistics, the country has over ten million young renters driven into sharing apartments because of… Read More

  • The Payments Tipping Point Will Be In 2015 Crunch Network

    The Payments Tipping Point Will Be In 2015

    Payments are finally cool. And the more than 1,500 payments startups on Angel List that believe they have cracked the code to solve a piece of the payments puzzle attest to this. Given all the noise in the tech community this year with the introduction of technologies like One Touch payments and Apple Pay, you would think that digital payments have taken over the wo Read More