Braintree, a division of PayPal, is an online payment platform that provides all the tools online and mobile businesses need to accept payments.

Braintree provides its customers with a merchant account and a payment gateway, along with various related features.

Braintree was founded in 2007 by Bryan Johnson, based out of Chicago, IL.

Braintree's global platform powers payments for thousands of online and mobile commerce innovators including Airbnb, Uber, GitHub, Facebook and Pinterest. Merchants in more than 40 countries across North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia can accept, split, and enable payments in more than 130 currencies. Braintree's SDK powers PayPal, including PayPal One Touch, Venmo, Apple Pay, Android Pay, credit/debit cards, and Bitcoin across any device.

Braintree was acquired by PayPal in Sep 26, 2013 for $800M in Cash



  • Year founded: 2007
  • Funding Info: $69M in 2 funding rounds (Last funding type: Series B)- Braintree has also acquired Venmo in Aug 16, 2012.
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 501-1,000
  • Business Valuation: Acquired for $800M as of Sep 26, 2013
  • City/Town: Chicago
  • State: Illinois
  • Country: United States
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