Welcome to our Business Launchpad

All the resources entrepreneurs need to succeed whether starting a new business, growing an existing one and everything in between.

We’re here to help with practical guides and tips on starting and running your business.

Starting and running a new business is always a challenge. There are all sorts of important questions you need to answer. Do you side-hustle or commit to being a full-time entrepreneur?

How do you actually go about legally starting a small business? How do you write an effective business plan? (What even is a business plan?) There are many more questions you need to answer. The good news is that help is available.

Our business launchpad is a complete business guide for new entrepreneurs. In fact, it may even help entrepreneurs with some experience.

Whatever questions you have about setting up a small business, our business guide explains the key points in simple terms. You’ll also find other useful resources. There’s even guidance on growing your small business into a larger one.

Information at any stage.

1. Research and plan your business

2. Start and launch your business

3. Manage and operate your business

4. Grow and expand your business

We help businesses to succeed – on your own terms

Square is a whole lot more than just a fast, simple and affordable way to take payments. With Square, entrepreneurs have access to a whole suite of tools for all kinds of business needs (and wants) such as scheduling software, gift cards, payment hardware, invoicing and much more.

Common FAQs

Resources to keep you up to date and on top

It’s your business. We just want to help you keep doing it.

How Square works

Square connects all sides of your business with easy-to-use tools designed to give you time to focus on what you do best.

Business types

Square business software offers solutions that are essential for all business types, no matter what shape or size.

Compare Square

Learn more about how Square stacks up against other payment providers and business solution tools.