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Stripe and Square Face Complexity Abroad

29 March 2014

Credit card and a globe

When trying to expand in Europe, American payments start-up companies could face issues such as higher levels of regulatory complexity, consumer habits in the use of credit cards, and knowledge of online payment services. 

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Discussion starters

  • Characteristics of technological outcomes: Use this and other examples to discuss the interactions between technological outcomes, people, and social and physical environments within particular socio-technological environments. (level 6)
  • Characteristics of technology: Use this and other examples to explain how interdisciplinary collaboration in technology can enhance and/or inhibit 
technological development and implementation. (level 6)


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Keywords: stripe and square, payment systems, characteristics of technology, characteristics of technological outcomes

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