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Square sinks after Paypal acquires iZettle to better compete in payments

Square tumbles after Paypal announced it will acquire iZettle, a European competitor of Square. Fintech startup iZettle will further Paypal's plans for an international omni-channel payments solution and increase competition in the point-of-sale market.

Paypal is gaining ground after announcing its $2.2 billion acquisition of a European competitor of Square

Paypal shares rise in pre-market trading after it announced the $2.2 billion acquisition of Square competitor iZettle. The European fintech startup which makes credit card readers for phones and tablets would further Paypal's international omni-channel plans.
AppDynamics Jyoti Bansal

‘Jugs of coffee, lots of Advil, and we didn’t sleep for 4 days’: A startup founder reveals what it was like to sell his company for ...

Jyoti Bansal's company, AppDynamics, received an offer to sell five days before it was slated to IPO. Here's how Bansal made his decision.

The number of messages sent via WhatsApp each day has tripled since Facebook bought it four years ago

WhatsApp wasn't widely considered a sound investment by Facebook, which had a messaging platform of its own and more than twice the number of monthly active users, but its growth in the years since says otherwise.
General Assembly co-founder and CEO Jake Schwartz (far right)

New York-based coding boot camp General Assembly is getting acquired for $412.5 million

Adecco, a European staffing company, is acquiring the coding school General Assembly for over $400 million.