PayPal has acquired iZettle in May 2018 in a $2.2bn deal. This review is about PayPal Here, a device identical to what iZettle used to sell until June 2016, before launching its internally developed iZettle Reader (which we have reviewed here). Given that PayPal said the iZettle acquisition [...]
It cannot be overstated just how much technology is helping people in the UK who have discovered their entrepreneurial spirit and decided to set up their own business. Increasing entrepreneurship is a key goal of the UK government’s business strategy, and it’s clearly going according to plan after the [...]
There's a much wider choice of card machines today than just a few years ago. While before, you had to do with a chunky chip and PIN machine stationed at a counter, small businesses can now take advantage of mobile card readers that work just as well. [...]
Mobile payment companies Payleven and SumUp merged in April 2016. The combined company now trades under the name SumUp. While existing merchants are not affected by the merger, we give a run-down of Payleven alternatives for those considering accepting card payments on mobile devices. In summary [...]
PayPal Here has certainly improved since it was launched in the UK five years ago, but the question is: how does it compare with iZettle Reader? Both of these mobile debit and credit card readers offer easy sign-up, no fixed monthly fees, no lock-in and free apps that function [...]
Our rating The rates and app don't match other providers in the market. Launched as Elavon’s mobile solution for accepting cards, Elavon MobileMerchant provides a contract-free card machine that turns your mobile device into a point of sale. It is a pay-as-you-go solution that [...]
iZettle and Square match each other with a 1.75% fee and no fixed monthly costs. Are the security concerns with Square's device a deal-breaker?