Square helps anyone take care of their business. Square's complete register service is a full point of sale with tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards to tracking sales and inventory. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in San Francisco, Square is currently available in the United States, Canada and Japan. Square operates in Canada only through its wholly owned subsidiary, Square Canada Inc.


News on Square

Square Joins MaRS Financial Technology Cluster to 'Push Boundaries' of Payment Tech
MaRS Discovery District today announced a partnership with Square. As part of MaRS Financial Technology cluster, Square says that it will connect and collaborate with companies in the MaRS... more
Square Canada Launches Two New Canadian Products, Opens Toronto Office
Square Canada announced the launch of two new products for Canadian sellers yesterday: Online Store, which allows sellers to create a free customizable e-commerce site, and Build with Square, a... more
What Do Canadians Pay for Coffee? It Varies Widely, Data from Square Shows
The average price Canadians pay for coffee varies widely by province, new data from Square shows. In Calgary, the average cost is $4.22, making it the most expensive market for java in Canada.... more
Square Appoints Silicon Valley's Cathy Vigrass to Lead Canadian Team
Square today announced Cathy Vigrass will be the company's new Head of Canada. Vigrass will lead Square’s Canada team. Her focus will be on growing the number of Square sellers and... more
Square Files for IPO, Identifies Own CEO as 'Risk'
As Jack Dorsey gets comfortable once again holding the reins of Twitter, the other company he cofounded, Square, is filing for an initial public offering. In fact, Dorsey is technically the CEO... more
Bearded Jack Dorsey Trims Engineering Team in Hopes of 'Nimbler, Stronger' Twitter
Jack Dorsey plans to lay off 8% of Twitter's workforce, or more than 300 people. It's his first major decision since returning to Twitter, the company he cofounded, as CEO. Dorsey left Twitter... more
No More Card Confusion: Square Now Lets You Open Running Bar Tabs
Square has added its Open Tickets feature to its Register service in Canada. Open tabs usually translate into higher sales, which usually translates into higher tips—but managing open... more
University Student Group Partners with Square
This September, the Alma Mater Society (AMS), which represents all students at UBC, will begin using Square, the point-of-sale technology that allows individuals and businesses to accept credit... more
Square Announces First Canadian Collaboration
Edmonton's Jobber this week announced a new integration with Square, the Silicon Valley bringing mobile payment solutions to small businesses. Now Jobber customers are able to connect their... more
Square Acquires Kili Technology to Bolster Canadian Foothold
Square has acquired Toronto-based Kili Technology. The Silicon Valley payments company picked up the Canadian payments company for an undisclosed sum. Square now has an office in Toronto, its... more
Why Square is Excelling in Quebec and What Silicon Valley Can Learn from It
Silicon Valley makes few exceptions. Paul Graham, the doyen of startup wisdom, once counseled startup founders to “do things that don’t scale." He expands on this further:... more
Square Announces New Accounting Integrations for Canadian Clients
Today Square announced that QuickBooks Online, Xero and Stitch Labs are all now available to Square businesses in Canada. Through the integration on Square’s partner platform, sellers can... more
Square Opening Permanent Office in Kitchener, Will House 30 Engineers for Special Project
Square announced this week that it will open a permanent office in Kitchener-Waterloo. The office will be located at 305 King Street in downtown Kitchener and will open this spring, according to... more
Square Brings Credit Card Readers to Shoppers Drug Mart Stores Across Canada
Today Square announced its Square Reader is now available at 440 Shoppers Drug Mart stores across Canada with a full $10 rebate. Square Reader enables anyone to accept credit card payments on a... more
Today’s Internet Experience Was 25 Years in the Making
The fact that I am writing on a device that has no connection cables yet has high speed access to the internet is a testament of the advancement in internet accessibility and sustainability.... more
Square Removes Deposit Limits for Canadian Customers
Commerce transaction platform Square has eliminated holds and deposit limits on manually entered transactions in Canada. The US-based mobile payments processor, which launched in Canada in... more
Square Businesses in Canada Now Accepting American Express Payments
Square today announced that Canadian Square customers are now able to accept American Express and JCB credit card payments with Square Small in addtion to VISA and Mastercard. In Canada, Square... more
Square Reader Now Available at London Drugs Stores Across Canada
Square announced today that the Square Reader is now available for sale at every London Drugs location throughout Canada. London Drugs is the first Canadian-based retailer to sell Square in their... more
AndroidTO Has $1 Million in Prizes to be Won
Canada’s largest Android developers conference is poised to hand out more than $1 million in giveaways to attendees. When AndroidTO hits the Scotiabank Theatre in Toronto on October 17, it... more
Square Announces Permanent Office in Waterloo, Hiring Team of 30 Engineers
Square announced yesterday their intention to set up a permanent location in the Kitchener-Waterloo area in 2014. The office will be dedicated to an engineering team with space for up to 30... more
Square Launches National Contest for Small Business Owners
Today Square announced “Love Local,” a national contest celebrating small businesses across Canada. Square’s free card reader and free software enable anyone to accept credit... more
Square’s Canadian Expansion Exceeding Expectations: Jack Dorsey
Square launched in Canada in late October last year. And it's been doing very well ever since, the founder has revealed. One major difference between the success of Jack Dorsey's company in... more
Square Locks up Artisans and Designers at Vancouver's Fall Craft Fairs
Now that Square is available in Canada they aren't wasting any time getting their card readers in the hands of people that can benefit most. Today Square announced they will be the official... more
Canadians Can Now Accept Credit Cards and Run Their Business Using Square on their Mobile Device
San Francisco's Square has taken its first step out of the United States and announced today that it is available in Canada. Square enables anyone, anywhere to accept credit cards to run their... more
Square Wallet is Coming to Canada Next Year
Today, Square launched in Canada. But lost in the hype of that was the announcement that Square Wallet will be landing in Canada next year. Different then Square's credit card service, Wallet is a... more

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