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PayPal Holdings, Inc.
PayPal.svg
Available inMultilingual
Tradit asNASDAQPYPL
FoonditDecember 1998; 21 years ago (1998-12) (as Confinity)
Predecessor(s)Confinity
Heidquarters2211 North First Street, San Jose, Californie, United States 95131
Coordinates37°22′37″N 121°55′21″W / 37.3770°N 121.9226°W / 37.3770; -121.9226Coordinates: 37°22′37″N 121°55′21″W / 37.3770°N 121.9226°W / 37.3770; -121.9226
Aurie servedWarldwide
Foonder(s)Max Levchin
Peter Thiel
Luke Nosek
Ken Howery
Key fowkJohn Donahoe (Chairman)
Daniel Schulman (CEO)
IndustryFinancial Services
ProductsCredit Cards, payment seestems
RevenueIncrease US$9.24 billion (2015)[1]
Operatin incomeIncrease US$1.46 billion (2015)[1]
ProfitIncrease US$1.22 billion (2015)[1]
Tot assetsIncrease US$28.88 billion (2015)[1]
Total equityIncrease US$13.75 billion (2015)[1]
Employees15,800 (2015)[1]
ParenteBay (2002–2014)
SubsidiariesBraintree
Paydiant
Venmo
PayPal Credit
Xoom Corporation
Wabsteidwww.paypal.com
Alexa rankDecrease 45 (August 2016)[2]
AdvertisinNo
RegistrationYes
UsersIncrease 173 million (2015)
LaunchedDecember 1998 (1998-12)
Current statusActive
Native client(s) oniOS
Android
Windows
Written inC++,[3] JavaScript (as Node.js),[4] Python[5]

PayPal Holdings, Inc. is an American company operatin a warldwide online payments seestem. Online money transfers serve as electronic alternatives tae tradeetional paper methods lik checks an money orders. PayPal is ane o the warld's lairgest Internet payment companies.[6] The company operates as a payment processor for online vendors, unction steids an ither commercial uisers, for which it chairges a fee.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "2015 Form 10-K, Visa Inc". United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
  2. "Paypal.com Site Overview". Alexa Internet. Retrieved August 14, 2016.
  3. Lextrait, Vincent (January 2010). "The Programming Languages Beacon, v10.0". Retrieved 14 March 2010.
  4. Jeff Harrell. "Node.js at PayPal". Paypal-engineering.com. Retrieved September 6, 2011.
  5. Hashemi, Mahmoud (December 2014). "10 Myths of Enterprise Python". Retrieved 7 November 2015.
  6. Mfonobong Nsehe (17 June 2014). "PayPal Extends Payment Services To Nigeria, 9 Other Countries". Forbes. Retrieved 23 November 2014.