Stripe vs. PayPal

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Description

What is Stripe?

Stripe makes it easy for developers to accept credit cards on the web.

What is PayPal?

PayPal is an online payments and money transfer service that allows you to send money via email, phone, text message or Skype. They offer products to both individuals and businesses alike, including online vendors, auction sites and corporate users. PayPal connects effortlessly to bank accounts and credit cards. PayPal Mobile is one of PayPal’s newest products. It allows you to send payments by text message or by using PayPal’s mobile browser.

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    Cons

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    Pricing

    How much does Stripe cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Stripe?
    1441 companies on StackShare use Stripe
    What companies use PayPal?
    633 companies on StackShare use PayPal

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Stripe?
    62 tools on StackShare integrate with Stripe
    What tools integrate with PayPal?
    19 tools on StackShare integrate with PayPal

    What are some alternatives to Stripe and PayPal?

    • Braintree - Accept payments in your app or website today
    • Recurly - Subscription Billing. Zen Simplicity.
    • Adyen - One integration allows businesses to accept 250 payment methods, from wherever people pay
    • Chargebee - Lets you bill, manage and understand your SaaS or subscription based eCommerce business easily.

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