The team at Inside Small Business have featured us in a recent article within their technology category. Feel free to check out the article here: Globally popular mobile payments app developed by accident
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
Trash your cash, but is plastic fantastic? Growth in mobile smartphone payments is clear. We all know that cash is becoming more and more obsolete in this modern age where digital payment technology and apps, like PayNow for Stripe, rule the roost. In fact, recent studies show that cash purchases in developed countries such as Canada will account for as little as 10% of money spent in 2030. These trends are most noticeable in young age brackets, where as much as 47% of people say they would use a mobile wallet if it was accessible on their current phone. Consistent
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
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
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.
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
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.