We facilitate access to capital for businesses around the world.

For more than 25 years, PayPal has been helping small business owners achieve their dreams. Since 2013, we have provided small business owners with access to more than $25 billion in capital, facilitated through 1.2 million loans. Our business financing solutions like PayPal Working Capital have provided businesses with access to the capital they need in a way that’s faster, easier, and more equitable than traditional loans. 

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We provide small business owners with efficient tools to manage and grow their businesses.

PayPal’s platform, products, and services help support the operations and growth of small businesses and entrepreneurs.  Through product innovations like PayPal Checkout, Venmo Business Profiles, and PayPal Zettle, we’re making the management and movement of money more accessible, secure, and affordable while driving sales for small businesses.  

Beyond providing small businesses and entrepreneurs with a suite of business-critical products and services, we also establish partnerships, conduct research, and advocate to enhance opportunities for businesses globally. 

We champion women's economic equity.

We promote the role of women in the financial system and advance economic equity through our resources, platforms, and tools. As the private sector lead for the Economic Justice and Rights Action Coalition of the U.N. Women’s Generation Equality Forum, PayPal committed $108 million to advance financial inclusion and economic empowerment for women and girls by 2026.

PayPal employees serve as mentors for women entrepreneurs from low- and middle- income countries around the world as part of our partnership with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women.

Through our annual Maggie Lena Walker Award, which honors the legacy of the first Black woman to charter and lead a U.S. Bank, we grant more than $100,000 each year to women who are advancing economic opportunity in underserved communities.

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We create equitable opportunity for underserved businesses around the world.  

We’re invested in supporting small business owners and entrepreneurs from underserved and underrepresented communities, including Indigenous, Black, Latinx, and women-owned businesses globally.

Through our Economic Opportunity Fund (EOF), we’ve committed $500 million to leverage treasury deposits and fund investments to increase access to capital for underserved communities. In 2022, our EOF investments deployed nearly $300 million in capital to more than 250 portfolio companies globally, often benefiting minority and women-led businesses.  

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