Quarterly Brief: Growth, Bitcoin Support, Events posted by: Kimling Lam

April 2014 Update

Balanced is now 23 full time employees strong, working hard to bring you the features and level of service you deserve. Please let us know if you have questions, comments or feedback. We’re here to help.

We’re Now Processing Over Half a Billion a Year!

Last quarter we announced how we’re taking on PayPal and Stripe while experiencing incredible growth:

We’re seeing continued momentum. We grew by 28% over the last month (Feb to Mar), putting us at over half a billion dollars ($500M+) in annualized volume.

Read more about our 2013 momentum in TechCrunch and VentureBeat.

Balanced adds Bitcoin support via Partnership with Coinbase

Balanced Bitcoin

From Techcrunch: Feb 20, 2014 - Coinbase will be listed as an option right alongside options for accepting credit card payments. Users who wish to pay with bitcoin will be prompted to log in to their Coinbase digital wallet — sort of like logging into Facebook Connect — and then they’ll be able to instantly have money deducted from their account.

Demoing On-Stage at Finovate

Finovate Demo

Wednesday, April 30, 1:00pm We will be giving a live demo of new Balanced features at FinovateSpring 2014 in San Jose on April 30. We’ll also have a booth in the networking area. Customers and friends of Balanced can use promo code BalancedF20 for 20% off tickets.

We have a limited amount of 50% off tickets reserved for investors. Please contact kimling@balancedpayments.com if you’re an investor and want to get 50% off registration fees.

Neighbor.ly Love - Customers Love Us!

Neighbor.ly Love

We’re really happy to read about customers switching to Balanced and blogging about why they made the change. We’re welcoming Neighbor.ly to the Balanced family after switching from Paypal and Authorize.net. Additionally, Neighbor.ly has been able to cut their project fee from 5% to 3%. Why did Neighbor.ly make the switch? Read more…

Pay it forward,

-@kimling