The fifth annual PayPal Small Business Month focused on the resilience, creativity, and importance of entrepreneurs in the face of challenging economic conditions.
This Pride Month, PayPal is reflecting on the contributions and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community as the fight for equality persists.
In Small Business Month kickoff event, small business, government, and PayPal leaders discuss public-private partnerships and helping those underserved by financial services.
This Earth Day we are sharing how PayPal continues to invest in the future of possibility as environmental sustainability and climate action are critical to PayPal’s mission of enabling all people to participate fully in the global economy.
Small business owner D'Shawn Russell has experienced firsthand the many challenges that minority-owned businesses face.
Built on modern values and Southern charm, this Black-owned business is finding success with some help from PayPal Working Capital.
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How do we prepare children today for the technological changes of the future? Is teaching programming in schools the answer, or is there more to “computer science” that we're missing?
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Amid the second wave of COVID-19, PayPal helped mobilize resources and help the community in India.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unveiled a new tool, the Rental Assistance Finder, to help renters and landlords find and apply for rental assistance.
In honor of Immigrant Heritage Month, we’re sharing the story of Couryah, an immigrant-brother owned grocery delivery service.
PayPal's Edwin Aoki reflects on the importance of not simply talking about supporting the LGBTQ+ community during Pride Month, but taking meaningful steps throughout the year to make our communities and our workplaces more inclusive and representative.
A roundup of PayPal news and business updates from Q1 2021.
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Getting through 2020 took incredible resilience, kindness, and ingenuity. Here are some examples that inspired us in 2020 and make us optimistic heading into the new year.
Check out all of the ways you can use PayPal to give back and #PayPalItForwad this holiday giving season.
Go behind the scenes of PayPal's 2020 holiday campaign.
Listen to stories of small business owners who have adapted in the face of uncertainty.
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Creative Entrepreneur Cam Kirkland pays it forward using PayPal Empowerment Grant to support Atlanta’s creative community.
It is safe to say that 2020 has been a challenging year for nearly everyone. Businesses have been hit particularly hard as the Coronavirus pandemic has resulted in quarantine orders around the...
In an uplifting conversation, Ma shared that in this moment he’s focused on what he wants society to look like post-pandemic, but also decades into the future.
The consequences of global climate change are not a distant problem. They are real and plainly visible today. Today, I’m pleased to share PayPal has taken our climate change commitments a step further by joining the Business Ambition for 1.5C, pledging to align our Science-Based Target with the climate imperative of ensuring that global temperature rise does not exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius.
Bridgett Jeffries, owner of Café Wakefern, at her home-based dog daycare and boarding business in Columbus, Ohio. Bridgett Jeffries has dedicated her life to caring for other people’s furry...
In a recent #NeverStandStill conversation, Phoenix Mercury basketball player Diana Taurasi spoke to PayPal CEO Dan Schulman virtually from the WNBA’s “bubble,” where she and other players...
Dan’s discussion with John Hope Bryant comes against the backdrop of a global pandemic, record unemployment, and a massive movement to address systemic racism.
PayPal President & CEO, Dan Schulman, sent the following email to all PayPal employees discussing the company’s $550 million commitment to support Black communities throughout the U.S.
PayPal’s core values are inclusion and equality – and we strongly stand against discrimination, racism, hatred and violence. As a company, we have been in deep conversation during this difficult time, determined to stand with our Black colleagues and their communities – and working together on how we can contribute to meaningful change.
In a conversation at TED2020 Uncharted, PayPal President and CEO Dan Schulman spoke about the future of capitalism, saying “in many ways it’s the best economic system that I know of, but like everything, it needs an upgrade. It needs tuning.”
Today, we’re continuing our support for COVID-19 relief by joining with partners and organizations around the world to amplify and support #GivingTuesdayNow on May 5th, a new global day of giving and unity.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Given the current environment, many of us may be inclined to skip the April 22nd occasion, but the COVID-19 crisis should not deter our focus and the opportunity to shine a light on the threats and challenges facing our planet.
It was a nice surprise to get this message from our partners at the Phoenix Suns – recognizing PayPal’s role in communities around the world to help people make safe payments to family and friends, buy products to entertain our children, have food and hot meals delivered, or even contribute to charities that are helping combat COVID-19.
Over the last two months, bushfires in Australia have killed at least 28 people, destroyed more than 2,200 homes, and ravaged 25 million acres of land....
Today we announced that Honey is being acquired by PayPal. By joining forces, Honey will be able to build products faster, connect with more merchants, and, most importantly, help people save money on a massive scale.
Wildfires up and down the state of California are leaving nearly two million individuals without power and hundreds of thousands more under mandatory evacuation order. Even more residents...
Hurricane Dorian has ravaged parts of the Bahamas, taking more than 30 lives and impacting hundreds of thousands more people. The country has experienced severe flooding, loss of power...
PayPal’s core focus is to provide the best payments experiences for our customers and partners around the world. To accomplish this, we’ve developed strong relationships with bank partners, networks...
Sri Shivananda PayPal Ventures, the venture capital arm of PayPal, has recently made some exciting strategic investments in early-stage companies like Happy Returns, Dosh and...
PayPal Stories Staff For Rich Reyher, transitioning to clean energy isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s a necessary investment in our future. As Senior Director of Global...
Friendsgiving is a magical Thanksgiving feast where friends come together to share a meal, imbibe some drink, and remember experiences together.
The team at Venmo recently had the humbling opportunity to volunteer with Friends of Rockaway, a non-profit dedicated to rebuilding homes for displaced Hurricane Sandy survivors.
Paying your friends back just got even easier. Splitwise now lets you pay with Venmo to settle up with your friends, right from the Splitwise app.
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