Powering businesses the world over

More than four million sellers* run on Square, the only platform of its kind designed for solo entrepreneurs and the largest international chains.

About Square

Fifteen years ago, not all businesses could accept credit cards. Square set out to change that — inventing the first mobile card reader of its kind. This allowed businesses to take payments anywhere and keep thriving in the economy. It also completely disrupted how the financial system thinks about small businesses. With this shift, Square’s journey took off — moving far beyond its origins as a payment processor to building new tools and solutions for the future.

Today, Square is the largest business technology platform serving all kinds of businesses. The Square operating system allows business owners to sell anywhere, work more efficiently, manage inventory, communicate with customers, book appointments, course meals, order online, and so much more. These tools unlock endless possibilities and countless opportunities for any operation from global chains to mom-and-pop shops.




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An endless evolution

Square came to life in 2009 with a card reader for mobile devices — the first of its kind. That one opportunity helped grow Square from a single product to a whole suite for people to run every side of their businesses, including hardware, software, and so much more.

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*These businesses were paid for their time by Square.

Awards & recognition

PD05948 - awards icon Voted Adweek’s best POS system 2022
PD05948 - awards icon Afterpay voted among Best Buy Now, Pay Later Apps by the Wall Street Journal 2022
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All change-makers welcome

Square innovates, collaborates, and learns for businesses that use Square and for each other. Its global presence, industry-leading distributed workforce, and high standards for personal excellence have made it among the best places to work.

The future of business starts with you.

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