Stripe is an Irish-American financial services and software as a service company dual-headquartered in San Francisco, United States and Dublin, Ireland. The company primarily offers payment processing software and application programming interfaces for e-commerce websites and mobile applications. Stripe is a technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet. Stripe accepts payments and manage your businesses online.This includes businesses of every size—from new startups to public companies. Stripe brings together everything that’s required to build websites and apps that accept payments and send payouts globally. Stripe removes the barriers to online commerce. Additionally, it helps more new businesses to get started, expedite growth for existing companies, and increase economic output and trade globally.
- From direct integrations with card networks and banks to checkout flows in the browser, Stripe operates on and optimizes at every level of the financial stack.
- It is a fast-improving platform. Stripe releases hundreds of features and improvements each year to help stay ahead of industry shifts.
- Considered to be extremely reliable with systems operation uptime is 99.9%+ making it highly scalable and redundant. Stripe is certified to the highest compliance standards.
- Stripe’s machine learning models train billions of data points and help in increasing revenue across conversion, fraud, revenue recovery, and more.
- Forces HTTPS for all services using TLS (SSL), including our public website and the Dashboard.
- Ensures that all card numbers are encrypted at rest with AES-256. Decryption keys are stored on separate machines. None of Stripe’s internal servers and daemons can obtain plaintext card numbers. However, it can request that cards are sent to a service provider on a static allowlist.