Payments Questions


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Subscription billing for a B2B SaaS

I understand I can either go with a combination of: Payment Gateway (ex: Authorize.net) and Subscription management service (Spreedly, Cheddargettar) or go with one solution that provides both...

asked Mar 29 '12 at 01:27
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User3462
345 points

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How can a payment startup without VC backing gain initial users?

One of the reasons Stripe was able to get it's initial customers was that it was funded by YCombinator and other VCs. How does a startup in the same space get initial traction without first raising...

asked Jun 13 '14 at 16:11
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Alvera Vasquez
2 points

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Should you show more then one payment durations on SaaS checkout pages?

On my SaaS app, I currently only have a recurring monthly option.Should I also add yearly and quarterly payment options (and offer customers a small discount if they pick one of those)?One clear...

asked Sep 3 '14 at 20:28
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Joyce Mc Clellan
9 points

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948 Views
Picking a payment processor? Stripe, BrainTree, vs Paypal?

We are building a SaaS app which will have a recurring payment model. Exploring to see which payment processor is best for our needs.Our only requirement is to be able to transact the whole thing...

asked Jun 11 '15 at 19:44
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Katherine Harrison
11 points

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Should startups accept Bitcoins as a payment method?

What are some pros and cons for Saas startups to accept Bitcoin as an optional payment method?Also, is there something as easy to integrate as Stripe for accepting Bitcoins?

asked Apr 16 '14 at 17:59
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License needed to create a startup that accepts bitcoin in exchange for store gift cards?

I'm creating a site where people can buy gift cards for local stores with bitcoin as the payment method.Would I need a license as this might get considered money transmitter?

asked Mar 5 '14 at 13:50
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Mary Morgan
10 points

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SaaS billing tax: is a billing address enough?

so I have a startup that provides an online SaaS solution. We are not shipping any items, so payments do not require a shipping address. For collecting taxes in the states that my company has...

asked Nov 9 '13 at 07:02
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Stuntman Mike
16 points

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443 Views
Paying developers in a tech startup

I currently have a tech startup, I want to know how much do you think developers at Facebook or twitter make an hour?

asked Nov 20 '13 at 11:39
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Is using BrainTree in this manner PCI-compliant?

According to the instructions on BrainTree's website, in order to integrate their payment solution with my Python application, all I need to do is: Sign Up Server Side Integration Client Side...

asked Nov 26 '13 at 16:44
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Nathan Osman
103 points

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631 Views
Holding company and payments

I have a holding company which owns 100% of two LTD companies let's just call them A and B If I was to be paid from a company say ABC for work carried out by my company A does my company A have to...

asked Oct 8 '13 at 06:12
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User28188
8 points

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Saas Startup in India

We are currently in design stage for a SaaS product aiming at Indian market. Our initial (fairly local) market survey suggests that there is a demand for this product. The desktop version of this...

asked Oct 18 '13 at 20:03
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User25018
109 points

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How to handle payments for pay-as-you-go?

My startup is a marketplace for compute time (a crowd-sourced alternative to Amazon EC2/Web Services), where buyers can rent computer time via the internet by the hour. Ideally I'd like to...

asked Sep 17 '13 at 02:54
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Steve
310 points

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1 Answers
291 Views
As a Japanese company, how to make payments from foreign countries easier?

Foreign customers wanting to buy my product have to engage in overcomplex procedures to send money to my company's Japanese bank: Even though seemingly based on SWIFT, it involves extra steps like...

asked Sep 25 '13 at 13:36
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Nic
173 points

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456 Views
Dealing with missed/overdue payments for add-ons

We are building a SaaS product where there will be some plans to subscribe to. In addition to subscribing, the user can also buy some add-ons for more functionality. Since these add-ons do not...

asked Aug 28 '13 at 13:36
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F21
142 points

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When to create the business entity?

If I'm moonlighting and building the product at night and on weekends - at what point does it make sense to establish a business entity (e.g. LLC, Inc, etc)? Would this make sense to only happen...

asked Aug 13 '13 at 22:23
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Code Talk
253 points

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Take donations as payment for software license keys

I was wondering if it is legal to offer a free software with limitations, then offer to give different license keys for donations. In this case, it is a software for file uploads to different...

asked Aug 16 '13 at 21:24
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Sarah Crane
1 point

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361 Views
How to make international payments with an agency model in travel?

I am starting a travel business with an agency model. We will make tours and activities bookable online and will take a commission on each booking. If you look at a site like Airbnb or Vayable to...

asked Jul 25 '13 at 00:55
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Matt Barrett
6 points

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Where does a tax exemption number usually go on an invoice?

I'm invoicing a tax exempt organization, but am not sure where on the invoice the tax exempt number should go. I've been told that when invoicing a tax exempt organization, the invoice MUST include...

asked Jul 26 '13 at 00:31
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Pete
17 points

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Consulting company based in US accepting payment from European clients?

I have a consulting company and want to start accepting payments from European clients. The charges will usually be around 6,000 dollars. I feel like there should be a better way instead of doing a...

asked Jul 27 '13 at 07:00
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Aconsulting
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How do I deal with taxes for foreign (outside of the company's base) on an Internet Services company?

I'm creating a website that will charge users for a online service that is usable anywhere in the world, as an example think of Google Docs. As I understand it I will pay tax revenues based on the...

asked Jul 27 '13 at 14:21
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Dylan
121 points