Who we are

At PayPal (Nasdaq: PYPL), we put people at the center of everything we do. Founded in 1998, we continue to be at the forefront of the digital payments revolution, last year we processed 4 billion payments, of which 1 billion were made on mobile devices. PayPal gives people better ways to connect to their money and to each other, helping them safely access and move their money and offering a choice of how they would like to pay or be paid. With our 169 million active customer accounts, we have created an open and secure payments ecosystem that people and businesses choose to securely transact with each other online, in stores and on mobile devices.

PayPal is a truly global payments platform that is available to people in 203 markets, allowing customers to get paid in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds to their bank accounts in 57 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 26 currencies. For more information on PayPal, visit https://www.paypal.com/about. For PYPL financial information visit investor.paypal-corp.com.

Company's Founding Date

December 1998

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Corporate Headquarters

2221 North First Street San Jose, California 95131

Worldwide Operations

12312 Port Grace Boulevard La Vista, Nebraska 68128

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Q2 2015 Results

q1/14 had 1.87 billion dollars; q1/15 had 2.14 billion dollars; it's 16% revenue increase year over year.


Revenue up 16% YoY

q1/14 had 148 million active customer accounts; q1/15 had 165 million active customer accounts; it's %11 active customer accounts increase year over year.


Active customer accounts*up 11% YoY

q1/14 had 23 payment transactions per account; q1/15 had 25 payment transactions per account; it's an %11 increase year over year.


Number of payments per accountup 11% YoY

q1/14 had 918 million payments; q1/15 had 1.12 billion payments; it's a 25% increase year over year.


Number of payments**up 25% YoY

q1/14 had 56.5 million Braintree cards on files; q1/15 had 129 million Braintree cards on files; it's a %118 increase year over year.


Braintree cards on filesup 118% YoY

q1/14 had 324 million Venmo payments; q1/15 had 1.26 billion Venmo payments; it's a %247 increase year over year.


Venmo payment volumeup 247% YoY

2014 Full Year Results




Payment volume***


Number of payments


Mobile payment volumeup 68% YoY


Number of mobile payments

* Active customer account: An active customer account is a registered account that successfully sent or received at least one payment or payment reversal through our Payments Platform, excluding transaction processed through our gateway products, in the past 12 months. Our gateway products include our Payflow Payments and certain Braintree products. A payment gateway links a merchant's website to that merchant's processing network and merchant account.

** Number of payments: Total number of payments, net of payment reversals, successfully completed through our Payment's Platform, excluding transactions processed through our gateway products.

*** Payment volume: Value of payments, net of payments reversals, successfully completed through our Payments Platform, excluding transactions processed through our gateway products. Our Payments Platform include PayPal, PayPal Credit, Venmo and Braintree products.