Square

BlueVine names former Square exec as CRO

Small business financing platform BlueVine has hired Eric Sager as its chief revenue officer. When he was Square’s sales head, Mr. Sager ran efforts to acquire upmarket customers and also worked with the company’s growth and retention teams. He has ...

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Square expands payroll service into Texas

Payment technology company Square now offers Square Payroll in Texas. Designed for businesses with hourly employees, Square Payroll provides timecard integration, holiday and sick leave tracking, withholdings, payments and filings. Direct deposit capability and online pay stubs are also available. ...

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The Daily Dig for Thursday, May 14

New raise allows Square to increase business lending It’s always a good thing when a previous funder comes back for more. In the case of Square, it allows them to increase their lending to small businesses. Leena Rao explains. Biggies ...

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The Daily Dig for Sunday, June 1

You can literally bank on today’s Daily Dig, as we explore variable affordability and the impact of new technologies. Square’s move into lending sign should be viewed with both optimism and caution It is good for borrowers that new entrants ...

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The Daily Dig for Friday, May 30

Today’s Daily Dig takes a closer look at banks, including lawsuits, oversights and new entrants in lending.   Lacker feels rates can be raised before inflation picks up Jeffrey Lacker, the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, told ...

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