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PayPal’s Tenth Anniversary

I wrote an indepth analysis eighteen months ago about PayPal’s 100 months birthday and now they’re celebrating their official tenth anniversary, so I thought I would add a small addendum. Although I say it’s a small addendum, it’s quite an interesting one.

Basically, I was updating some old slides about PayPal and thought
that I should track their number of users over the years, as they do
publish these numbers. First of all, I looked up the last published
quarterly results from PayPal on the eBay website.

In their latest company presentation, published June 16th, they have these figures:

  • PayPal operates in 190 markets using 17 currencies
  • A third of people in the UK have a PayPal account
  • Over 100,000 websites accept PayPal in Europe

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About Chris M Skinner

Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, the Finanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

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