Paypal compared to Stripe



PSP Features of Paypal compared to Stripe
California, USAHQ BasedDublin, Ireland and San Fransisco, USA
unkownSettlementsStripe can settle in several currencies. Currency specific fees are applicable to settlements
Paypal has plug-n-play integration with all major ecommerce SaaS solutionsSupported Merchants
$0.50/transaction for any amount under $25, tiered percentage pricing until >$1000/itemFee structureEUR0.25 per transaction plus at least 1.4% of the transation and additional costs of addon products or based on card country origin. Generally this boils down to ~3% per transaction
1% of amount transferredBank fees
25Currencies136 currencies to date
Credit Cards and Direct BankingPayment MethodsCredit Cards, POS, and Direct Banking
Recurring Payments
Developer Friendly
Apple Pay Support
Point of Sale SupportStripe Terminal is a relatively new product launched by Stripe that enables people to use strupe for their POS
Unsupported Paid Feature Supported Unknown



Who doesn’t know the most famous and definitely the first in the online payment space, Paypal. It’s founders have since moved on to put the human species on another planet, however to this day Paypal remains one of the biggest payment companies globally. Paypal has giant customers across the globe, small and large. One of it’s recent curious moves is that Paypal started to accept transactions in and on the Bitcoin network.


Stripe has been ‘the new kid on the block’ for the past years. Stripe gained gigantic traction by building a developer friendly product that’s got all you would ever need to run an online shop in western countries.

Their expansion into becomming the worlds best global PSP is progressing perfectly, as