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Customer Spotlight: Lavenlair Farm

From tech to agri-business: meet Diane & David, lavender farmers! Diane and David quit their city jobs to make a go of agri-business, now proud owner/operators of a lavender farm! They sell a range of boutique products both online, and at market locations in the surrounding area. Lavenlair farm is a beautiful and relaxing spot […]

Why We Changed Our Pricing Model

Our pricing is changing It’s no secret that the PayNow team are big fans of Stripe! We launched our app two years ago because we needed a way to process mobile payments, and thought that others might too. Today, many thousands of merchants use our application on a daily basis. We are thrilled that so […]

App technology for NGOs

There’s a lot of pressure for non-profit organisations to get on board the technology train, and so often that comes down to the cheerful exclamation, “Let’s create our own app!” Everything sounds great at first; the CEO is starry-eyed, your marketing guy espouses the virtues of leveraging a hot new technology, everyone is super excited at the prospect of finally being able to say, “Guess what… we have an app for that!”

Stripe now worth more than $9 billion after raising $150 million

Stripe, a US fintech firm founded by two Irish brothers, has raised $150 million (£121 million) in a funding round that values the company at over $9 billion (£7 billion). Source: Stripe now worth more than $9 billion after raising $150 million

NFC on the Apple iPhone

NFC on the Apple iPhone An explanation for Mobile POS app users iPhone models from iPhone 6 forward have NFC technology built in. However, Apple’s NFC technology currently only works one way – you can SEND payments (ie Apple Pay) but you cannot RECEIVE payments (nor READ any sort of NFC tag). There’s also no current […]

PayNow app arrives to iOS!

I am pleased to announce that PayNow for Stripe is now available for iOS! Click here to grab PayNow app on the App Store. The PayNow app has met with amazing success and great feedback from our loyal and enthusiastic Android users. I’m excited that we can now offer the app to iOS users, and I […]

PayNow App featured in WA Business News

We are thrilled to be featured by WA Business News as app/tech startup of the week. PayNow for Stripe launched in July 2016 and is ranked #3 in BNiQ Startups list. You can read the full article here.  

Android Update v1.4

Today we released a minor update to PayNow app for Android. Users are encouraged to upgrade to take advantage of the enhancements.  New users or existing users connecting new devices to the service will find the Connect flow on Settings screen greatly improved. What’s New in 1.4 Stripe Connect flow has been improved to avoid manual […]

PayNow App in Your Language

Until now, PayNow app has only been available in English. But we have embarked on the task of translation to more languages.  If you are able to help us with translation please visit this link. You can help by fixing any issues with a translation, or add a translation for your language. You don’t have to know […]