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US-based Square acquires food delivery startup Caviar for $90M

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 | More »

California-headquartered Square that provides point of sale (POS) systems to small merchants like food trucks and book vendors has acquired food delivery startup Caviar. While the financials of the deal remain undisclosed, a The New York Times report pegs the deal size at roughly $90 million (Rs 546...


Facebook ad products director Gokul Rajaram to join online payment firm Square

Facebook Inc’s director of advertising products has been hired by Square in a significant coup for the young online-payments company. Gokul Rajaram starts work at the San Francisco-based company next week as lead product developer, overseeing Square Register, the firm’s point-of-sale pro...

28 June, 2013 | More »


Square scandal highlights growing pains at tech startups

When Square Chief Operating Officer Keith Rabois left his job last month, citing legal threats from a young colleague with whom he had a two-year relationship, he threw a spotlight on the risks associated with the freewheeling startup culture that many entrepreneurs cherish. Startups often thrive on...

11 February, 2013 | More »


Square COO quits after sexual harassment accusation

The chief operating officer for mobile payments company Square, Keith Rabois, abruptly resigned this week because an employee accused him of sexual harassment and demanded “millions of dollars” to stave off a potential lawsuit, Rabois said in a Friday blog post. The revelation by Rabois,...

26 January, 2013 | More »