PayPal

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PayPal Holdings, Inc.
Public
Traded as
IndustryFinancial technology
Predecessors
FoundedDecember 1998; 23 years ago (1998-12) (as Confinity)
October 1999; 22 years ago (1999-10) (as X.com)
March 2000; 22 years ago (2000-03) (as PayPal)
Founders
HeadquartersSan Jose, California, U.S. (corporate headquarters)
La Vista, Nebraska, U.S. (operative center)
Area served
Almost worldwide
Key people
ProductsCredit cards, payment systems
RevenueIncrease US$25.37 billion (2021)[3]
Increase US$4.26 billion (2021)[3]
Decrease US$4.17 billion (2021)[3]
Total assetsIncrease US$75.80 billion (2021)[3]
Total equityIncrease US$21.73 billion (2021)[3]
Number of employees
c. 30,900 (2021)[3]
Divisions
  • PayPal Inc (PPI)[4]
  • PayPal Pte. Ltd (3PL)[4]
  • PayPal Payments Pte. Holdings (PPLUX)[4]
  • PayPal Payments Pte Limited (4PL)
Subsidiaries
Websitewww.paypal.com

PayPal is a website that allows the transfer of money among people via web services and email. The money can be deposited into a bank account. PayPal was owned by eBay, from 2002[5][6] to 2015.[7] It can be used in more than 200 countries.[8]

References[change | change source]

  1. "PayPal Goes Public Again". Forbes. Retrieved 2017-08-27.
  2. "PayPal Leadership". www.paypal.com. Retrieved 2019-04-07.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 "PayPal Holdings, Inc. Full Year 2021 Form 10-K Report" (PDF). cloudfront.net. 31 December 2021. Retrieved 19 February 2022.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Cite error: The named reference sec_gov was used but no text was provided for refs named (see the help page).
  5. Wolverton, Troy (3 October 2002). "It's official: eBay weds PayPal". CNET News. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
  6. Matt Richtel (9 July 2002). "EBay to Buy PayPal, a Rival in Online Payments". The New York Times. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  7. Seetharaman, Deepa; Mukherjee, Supantha (30 September 2014). "EBay follows Icahn's advice, plans PayPal spinoff in 2015". Reuters. Archived from the original on 15 November 2015. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  8. "PayPal Global - All countries and markets". PayPal. Retrieved 28 March 2017.

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