How Peer-To-Peer Payment Pioneer Venmo Grew Up And Got Serious

How Peer-To-Peer Payment Pioneer Venmo Grew Up And Got Serious
April 19, 2017  
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When Venmo started it was just an idea between friends for sending cash back and forth. The founders had little idea about the regulatory pitfalls they were wading into. Through an acquisition by Braintree and ultimately PayPal, Venmo has been forced to grow up, and that meant years of making the beloved millennial app legally compliant.
With new tools under its belt, it's getting ready for its next phase and hopefully users are too.

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How Peer-To-Peer Payment Pioneer Venmo Grew Up And Got Serious

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