Who We Are

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 227 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom, enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

Company's Founding Date

December 1998

Website Address


Corporate Headquarters

2211 North First Street San Jose, California 95131

Worldwide Operations

12312 Port Grace Boulevard La Vista, Nebraska 68128

Social Innovation

We use our unique resources to drive meaningful, lasting social impact through our business.

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Responsible Practices

Our beliefs are reflected in the way we do business every day.

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Q4 2017 Results


Revenue up 24% YoY*


Active Customer Accounts1up 15% YoY


Payment TransactionsPer Active Account2up 8% YoY


Payment Transactions3up 25% YoY


Total Payment Volumeup 29% YoY*


Venmo Payment Volumeup 86% YoY

Full Year 2017 Results


Revenueup 21% YoY*


Total Payment Volumeup 27% YoY*


Mobile Payment Volumeup 52% YoY


Payment Transactions3up 24% YoY


Mobile Payment Transactions up 39% YoY

*Calculated on an FX-neutral basis.


1An active customer account is a registered account that successfully sent or received at least one payment or payment reversal through our Payments Platform, excluding transactions processed through our gateway and Paydiant products, in the past 12 months.

2Payment transactions per active account reflects the total number of payment transactions within the previous 12 month period, divided by active customer accounts at the end of the period.

3Payment transactions is the total number of payments, net of payment reversals, successfully completed through our Payments Platform, excluding transactions processed through our gateway and Paydiant products.