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Square: A Tale Of Two Fintech Businesses

We see Square (SQ) as long-term winner in the fintech space well positioned to benefit from the ongoing transition of all thing's financial services to digital. With Square boasting 16 fintech products across two ecosystems, it, along with PayPal (PYPL), gives investors a unique opportunity to gain exposure to the...

AlphaTech Equities on Seeking Alpha | October 2, 2020

Square’s New Ordering Tool Sets Tone for the Future of the QR-Code

Square announced this week it has released a new ordering tool for restaurants this week. The new self-serve ordering tool, which boasts a contactless experience, allows diners to place their order on their mobile device. The service doesn’t use complicated technology, but leverages a QR code that links the customer to the restaurant’s mobile-optimized ordering Read more… The post Square’s New Ordering Tool Sets Tone for the Future of the QR-Code appeared first on Finovate .

Finovate | October 2, 2020

The Silicon Valley Stoic: A Glimpse Into Jack Dorsey's Bizarre Morning Routine

Being the CEO of a multinational company is hard. Now imagine simultaneously having to run two major companies. Such is the life that Jack Dorsey leads. As the CEO of Twitter (NYSE: TWTR ) and Square (NYSE: SQ ), Dorsey is the dictionary definition of a man with superhuman abilities. But how does he manage to run these two companies successfully? His intense wellness habits. The 43-year-old follows a series of set habits , including an extreme morning routine that involves waking up at 5 a.m., taking cold showers, and walking 5 miles to work. Here are five things that Jack Dorsey does in the morning to remain productive and focused throughout the day. Wake Up At 5 a.m. Like many other executives, Dorsey is part of the admirable 5 a.m. club. On most weekdays, he's up before the sun rises...

Benzinga | October 2, 2020

Square and EE team up to offer quick and easy payment processing for SMEs

Contactless payments are the way forwards as businesses and their customers shun the use of conventional cash.

TechRadar | October 2, 2020

A federal banking regulator wants to bring fintechs under its purview. Here's what that means for the red-hot payments space — and why big banks are worried.

Summary List Placement Over the past decade, fintechs have become more than a niche group of disruptive startups out of Silicon Valley. Today, fintechs like Stripe and Square have achieved massive scale — and valuations — and are an essential part of the financial-services industry. But most fintechs aren't licensed banks, meaning they don't have a banking charter issued by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), one of the key regulators overseeing consumer banking. Instead, they are regulated and licensed at the state level, which means to operate nationally they have to work with 50 different regulatory bodies. That could soon change, however, as the OCC is mulling a charter aimed specifically at fintechs that process payments, allowing them to be regulated at a national...

Business Insider | October 1, 2020

Square introduced a QR code ordering feature for restaurants

Summary List Placement The functionality is available for Square Online merchants and will enable self-serve mobile ordering for customers within restaurants. Customers will be able to scan the QR code at their table or at point-of-sale (POS) terminals using their smartphone, which will take them to a mobile ordering page where they can place their food order. Orders are then sent to the restaurant's POS system, where they'll be relayed to the kitchen to be prepared. The new feature also integrates with Square's online payment system, Apple Pay, and Google Pay. Square has added new digital offerings amid the pandemic to appeal to restaurants and boost its revenues. For example, Square introduced on-demand delivery integration that allows restaurants to more seamlessly work with third-pa...

Business Insider | October 1, 2020

Nextdoor’s CEO proves how kindness makes business sense

Sarah Friar will be joining our flagship online event, TNW2020, to talk about how the power of kindness can work as a foundation for business. Secure your free ticket here and join us October 1 & 2. The world of business is often denoted as cut-throat, competitive, and ruthless. And while this may of course be true, there’s also room for kindness — that’s at least what Sarah Friar, the CEO of Nextdoor, believes. A seasoned CEO — she was previously at Square and Salesforce — Friar is a great believer that profit and kindness aren’t mutually exclusive. In fact,… This story continues at The Next Web

The Next Web | September 30, 2020

Fewer waiters, no menus: Is Square's new service the future of dining?

A new QR-based service from Square means fewer interactions—and a different dining experience.

Fortune | September 29, 2020

Wolfe Research Upgrades Square, Sees More Room To Run After Big 2020 Rally

Despite the strong rally in Square Inc’s (NYSE: SQ ) stock in 2020, there seems to be more room to run in most pandemic macro scenarios, according to Wolfe Research. The Square Analyst: Darrin Peller upgraded Square from Peer Perform to Outperform, while raising the price target from $160 to $195. The Square Thesis: The company “continues to demonstrate its tech differentiation through share gains at the physical POS and more impressively, online,” Peller said. He added that Square’s online business is growing by around 50% year-on-year, with its … Full story available on Benzinga.com

Benzinga | September 29, 2020

Square adopts QR codes to bring self-serve ordering to restaurants

Square has introduced a new self-serve ordering feature for restaurants that allows dine-in customers to order and pay for their food through their phones.

VentureBeat | September 29, 2020

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