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And so it begins: Square Capital launches loans for customers

I received an email from LinkedIn asking if I’d like to publish there so thought I’d give it a go with this post about payment processor Square’s move into offering loans to small businesses. Have a read and let me know what you think:

I have been following payments startup Square ever since Jack Dorsey dropped various hints about the arrival of Square years ago. I remember forewarning a series of key players in the credit card industry when I was consulting at First Data. I got blank looks then.

I wonder if we’ll still get blank looks from the traditional banking world as Square launches “Square Capital”. Read more.

(And if we’re not connected on LinkedIn, add me here: linkedin.com/in/ewanmacleod with the email ewan@mobileindustryreview.com in case you need it.)

By Ewan

Ewan is Founder and Editor of Mobile Industry Review. He writes about a wide variety of industry issues and is usually active on Twitter most days. You can read more about him or reach him with these details.

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