iZettle aims to grow staff after PayPal deal

Published: 05 September 2019

Swedish-based payments firm iZettle is looking to push staff numbers in Edinburgh over the 100 mark as it progresses its integration with global giant PayPal.

In 2016, the group snapped up Edinburgh-based Intelligentpos (Ipos), with the combined organisation subsequently moving into high-end offices in Edinburgh’s Westport.

We’re excited about what we’ve managed to do with the addition of people that we’ve had here in Edinburgh...

Magnus Nilsson, co-founder, iZettle

 

The base is set to grow its headcount from 80 by 15, and is hoping for the total to exceed 100 by this time next year, iZettle co-founder and executive chairman Magnus Nilsson told Scotland on Sunday.

Ipos’ integrated offering is now known as iZettle Pro for Hospitality, with the new hires set to support the growth of the product that was built in Edinburgh, while firms in Scotland to use iZettle include capital-based stationery firm Paper Tiger. 

Nilsson acknowledged that while the market in which iZettle operates is very competitive – with other players including Square and Worldpay – he stated that the firm is making good progress, is prepared for “whatever may come” regarding Brexit to ensure continued service delivery...

Full story via The Scotsman News

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