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 located in the rolling hills of the Champlain Valley of New York, USA. We caught up with Diane to find out more of their story, and to see how they’re using PayNow in their business. Tell me more about Lavenlair Farm? Lavenlair Farm is an
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 many customers are choosing to use PayNow, however, our team spends many hours each day helping our customers get the most out of their Stripe payment processing. Due to the increasing workload, we’re announcing a pricing change today that will enable us to continue to
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!” Continue reading
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 access for developers to the NFC technology on iOS. As with all things Apple, there’s plenty of debate about whether Apple will open up access to the NFC controller within the iPhone or indeed whether the iPhone 6 is even capable of reading NFC tags
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 look forward to seeing how it performs on the i-side! As a developer I’m always keen to hear real-world feedback from users so if you have any suggestions, questions or comments please feel free to drop me a line. I really hope you like the app and
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 API keys Email and description fields are now optional Added EULA Bug fix: no internet available notification
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 any code, and it’s a fantastic way to contribute to the project. A huge thank you to all the translators who have helped us out so far.