Headquarters: San Francisco, CA, United States
Founded: February 14, 2009
CEO: Mr. Jack Dorsey
USD as of Jan. 1, 2023
Block, Inc. is a financial services company. It provides mobile payments point of sale terminals, particularly including its Square Reader which enables processing bank card payments from smartphones and mobile devices. Block also provides associated payment software, auxiliary equipment, and small business services, including e-commerce solutions, delivery services, business loans, and cash flow tools.
Block, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, creates tools that enables sellers to accept card payments and provides reporting and analytics, and next-day settlement. It provides hardware products, including Magstripe reader, which enables swiped transactions of magnetic stripe cards; Contactless and chip reader that accepts Europay, MasterCard, and Visa (EMV) chip cards and Near Field Communication payments; Square Stand, which enables an iPad to be used as a payment terminal or full point of sale solution; Square Register that combines its hardware, point-of-sale software, and payments technology; Square Terminal, a payments device and receipt printer to replace traditional keypad terminals, which accepts tap, dip, and swipe payments. The company also offers various software products, including Square Point of Sale; Square Appointments; Square for Retail; Square for Restaurants; Square Online and Square Online Checkout; Square Invoices; Square Virtual Terminal; Square Team Management; Square Contracts; Square Loyalty, Marketing, and Gift Cards; and Square Dashboard. In addition, it offers a developer platform, which includes application programming interfaces and software development kits. Further, the company provides Cash App, which enables to send, spend, and store money; and Weebly that offers customers website hosting and domain name registration solutions. It serves in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Ireland, France, Spain, and the United Kingdom. The company was formerly known as Square, Inc. and changed its name to Block, Inc. in December 2021. Block, Inc. was incorporated in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California.
Point of sale terminals and auxiliary equipment
Founder(s): Jack Dorsey Jim Mc Kelvey
Jack Dorsey (Chairman, CEO) Jim Mc Kelvey (Director) Amrita Ahuja (CFO)
Revenue: US$17.66 billion (2021)
Operating income: US$232.24 million (2021)
Net income: US$166.28 million (2021)
Total assets: US$13.93 billion (2021)
Total equity: US$3.31 billion (2021)