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Introducing Stripe Atlas. A new way to start an internet business anywhere.

Global access to startup tools

With Stripe Atlas, entrepreneurs can easily incorporate a U.S. company, set up a U.S. bank account, and start accepting payments with Stripe. Starting today, it’s available to developers and entrepreneurs globally.

The promise of the internet is that location matters less. However, geographic barriers and associated complexity make it difficult to start a global business in many parts of the world.

Developers around the world should have equal access to the tools and services that are available to those in Berlin and Boston. Atlas is designed to help.

Atlas Guide: Starting a real business

You should concentrate on making something people want and getting it to them; Stripe can help you with the details. We have put together a primer explaining accounting, taxes, employment, and more. Learn what you need to quickly, so that you can get back to the more important work of building your business.

Incorporate your company

Atlas helps you incorporate a U.S. Delaware company in a couple of days. You just fill out a simple form; we generate the necessary paperwork and handle the rest.

Open a business bank account

Stripe Atlas opens a business bank account for you with Silicon Valley Bank, the world’s leading bank for tech companies. There’s no need to visit a bank branch in person to get set up.

Accept payments with Stripe

We set up a Stripe account that you can use to start accepting payments from customers in 100+ currencies right away. You can take advantage of the complete Stripe product suite, including Connectand Relay.

Open a business bank account

Stripe Atlas entrepreneurs will have access to guidance on U.S. law and taxes from Orrick, the international tech law firm, and PwC, the global accounting firm. Every Atlas entrepreneur will be able to chat–for free–with a professional from PwC.

The Stripe Atlas network

Stripe Atlas is invite-only to start. We’ll be scaling it to as many companies as possible as quickly as we can. You can apply directly or get a referral from one of our partners.

We’re working with more than a hundred accelerators, investors, and partners from around the world to get Atlas in the hands of promising startups. In addition, we’re working with some selected companies to make it easier for Atlas startups to take advantage of services: for example, AWS will extend $15,000 in free credits.

What does it cost?

Atlas costs $500 during the preview, which includes all fees associated with incorporating your company and opening your business bank account. You’ll pay Stripe’s standard fees of 2.9% + 30¢ per successful charge.

What exactly do I get?

Stripe Atlas will help to incorporate your company in the U.S., open a business bank account, and create a Stripe account so you can charge customers around the world. You’ll also get access to support from PwC, Orrick, and AWS.

How long does it take?

Once you provide the required information about your product and team, Stripe Atlas shortens the process that typically takes months into days. In most cases, you’ll be able to start accepting payments from customers in less than a week.

Products

PAYMENTS

A complete commerce toolkit, built for developers.

We remember the bad old days: reams of paperwork, surprise fees, and confusing PCI compliance procedures. We engineered Stripe to let you start accepting payments in less than 10 minutes.

Craft beautiful payment flows

Accept all major cards from customers around the world on web or in mobile apps. Design the experience yourself or drop in Checkout, our pre-built, conversion-optimized form. Save card details so customers can pay again with a single click.

Write less payments code

You don’t need to be a payments expert to support the newest features that improve customer experience and conversions. With one, unified platform, you’ll be ready to immediately support new tools like Apple Pay, sell products directly from tweets, accept 135+ currencies, and more.

How long does it take?

Achieve PCI-DSS compliance for your payments just by implementing Stripe’s client-side tokenization in Stripe.js or ouriOS and Android bindings. No sensitive data hits your servers, so it’s more secure and saves you work.

MORE WAYS TO PAY AROUND THE WORLD

Grow your business, go global, and boost conversions in other countries by localizing your payment experience.

International cards and currencies

Your business can accept all major debit and credit cards from customers in every country in 100+ currencies.

Payment methods

Go beyond credit cards and support bank and direct debit payments, local payment wallets, and cryptocurrency.

Built for developers.

We measure our success in how little payments code you have to write. Quickly integrate our simple, composable APIs that are battle-tested for scale and built for high availability. Stripe lets you spend your development time on product improvements and ship them faster.

Libraries that play nice with your existing stack for desktop, web, iOS, and Android in every language—from Haskell and Node to Python and Go.

World-class documentation, guides, and recipes that make building any payment experience simple and easy.

Versioned, non-breaking API changes let you upgrade on your company’s schedule without surprises.

Chat directly with our friendly engineers anytime if you need support. Find us in #stripe on Freenode.

The best payment flow on web and mobile

Checkout is an embeddable payment form that our engineers and designers optimize for conversions. With one line of JavaScript, you can drop in a beautiful form that works across browsers and devices, supports new payment types, speaks twelve languages, and automatically improves over time.

OTHER WAYS TO USE STRIPE—NO CODE REQUIRED

Open-Source plugins

Jumpstart your integration with plugins for WordPress, Drupal, Magento, and many more.

Partners & platforms

Hundreds of your favorite tools and platforms already work with Stripe: create a store in minutes with Shopify, invoice clients with Freshbooks, or collect payments in a Wufoo form. Once up and running, get notifications in Slack or analyze your business with Baremetrics.

Run your business on Stripe.

Make faster business decisions using insights from real-time data. See all charges—across different payment types, countries, and currencies—in one place.

Dashboard

See and manage every payment, customer, subscription, transfer, and more right from your Dashboard. Quickly get a snapshot of your business and take immediate action. Each user gets an individual account with fine-grained permissionsand two-factor authentication is available.

Keep every system in sync

Sync your Stripe data with all your existing systems—Netsuite, Quickbooks, and more—and make reconciliation and reporting a breeze for your finance team. If you add product data, we’ll even help calculate taxes, shipping costs, and more.

Extend Stripe and automate any task

Hundreds of integrations help extend the Stripe platform and automate almost every manual process that used to take hours of human time: reconciliation, reviewing fraud, handling disputes, and more.

EXPLORE SUBSCRIPTIONS

Build and manage every aspect of your recurring billing with Subscriptions. Support any type of plan, prorations, trials, and more.

PAYMENTS FOR PLATFORMS

Stripe Connect gives platforms and marketplaces the tools to easily support multi-party payments and get sellers in 25 countries paid.

Subscriptions

Build and manage every aspect of your recurring billing with Stripe’s APIs.

An autopilot for billing

We’ve built best practices for subscriptions into our defaults—while still giving you full control and flexibility.

Recurring billing run right

Just attach customers to plans, and Stripe takes care of billing them every month (or week, day, or year).

Let Stripe do the math

If a user changes their subscription mid-month, we’ll automatically work out how much they owe.

Every billing model

Stripe integrates with even the most tricky subscription models.Browse the docs for more info on all subscription features.

Metered billing

Stripe helps automate complicated calculations to support usage-based plans that vary in price each month.

Per-seat pricing

Easily work with plans that have a base price and per-user amount—we’ll handle any quantity changes automatically.

Add-ons and options

Offer optional add-ons and let your customers customize their subscriptions.

Multiple subscriptions per customer

You can subscribe a single customer to multiple plans simultaneously.

Store your customers’ billing info with Stripe

Securely keep payment info on file so that you can renew subscriptions or upgrade your user’s plan, all without needing to worry about PCI compliance.

A toolkit to reach new users

Once you’ve got subscriptions set up, we’ve built tools into our API to help you reach new audiences, experiment with discounts, and maximize renewals.

Target new users with discounts and trials

Build trial periods into your plans to let users preview your service, or use couponsto easily test the impact of different discounts.

Go international

You can set up plans in 139 currencies, increasing conversions right out of the box. If you’d like to accept Bitcoin, Alipay, or ACH transfers, just shoot us a note.

Smart retry logic

We help you minimize failed payments by testing and defaulting to the ideal retry logic. You can also tweak and customize your preferences in your dashboard.

Smarter saved cards

Your stored cards will continue to workeven if the card number or expiry date changes—Stripe works directly with card networks so that your customers can continue using your service without interruption.

Fits within your workflow

Customize the experience for your users from start to finish—our flexible APIs map to every step in a subscription.

Create different plans

You can set up an unlimited number of plans either via the API or the Dashboard.Try it out.

Sign up a customer

You can create customer objects to save a user’s payment info securely. Once you have plans and customers, you cansubscribe them to a plan.

Handle an upgrade

If your users want to switch a plan (or change their billing cycle), Stripe takes care of figuring out how much they owe, even if it’s in the middle of a month.

Add seats

If you have plans which need to take the number of users into account, just update the quantity of the plan.

Stripe automatically handles renewals

Once you’ve added a customer to a plan, Stripe automatically handles charging your user based on the billing cycle you’ve set up.

Keep your business and Stripe in sync

Webhooks notify you about events that happen in your account. For example, we’ll fire the invoice.payment_succeeded event when a customer is charged for a subscription. You can use webhooks to trigger emails, shipments, changes to user permissions, and more.

Unified dashboard

If you create one-off charges, they’ll show up alongside any recurring payments in the Dashboard.

Endless possibilities

You can do more with your data—everything from building cohort analyses to tracking churn.

  • Track everything

    Store relevant info with metadata(color, sizing, shipping status, or account IDs) to track data across all your products.

  • Easy exports

    All your data is accessible via the API. You can also download CSVs or export your charges directly to Quickbooks and other systems.

Third-party apps

Stripe integrates with hundreds of services to give you extra features and insights about your business.

  • Baremetrics

    One-click access to dozens of metrics for your subscription business.

  • Intercom

    Helps you understand and automate communication with your users.

  • Payment for Stripe

    Charge your customers in-person.

Connect

Everything marketplaces and platforms need to get users paid.

Multi-party payments

All the tools you need to run a marketplace: Stripe helps with identity verification, tax reporting, and more.

Full control

Stripe does the heavy lifting while giving you control of everything from the UI to the timing of transfers.

Going global

Your platform can support sellers anywhere Stripe operates (25 countries, more coming this year).

Scalable and trusted

Platforms and marketplaces of every kind use Stripe to manage billions of dollars in payments each year.

Easy setup for sellers and contractors

Use Connect to spin up accounts and enable payments for your sellers, vendors, contractors, or fleet—with as much custom control over the experience as you’d like.

Lightweight setup

Connect your platform to thousands of existing Stripe sellers, or create new accounts with just an email address. We only need more details when it’s time to deposit funds.

Custom flows for sellers

Alternatively, you can have sellers provide payment info in your app, and you manage their accounts entirely via the API. Stripe stays out of the way.

Secure bank transfers

Sellers can connect to your platform via OAuth, or you can collect their bank account details securely with Stripe.js—sensitive data never hits your servers.

Feature-packed payments

Connect is tightly integrated with the rest of Stripe—everything you need to let customers pay for purchases from around the world, either online or in mobile apps.

APIs for every business model

You can process subscriptions, store multiple cards per customer, enable one-tap payments and Apple Pay, and much more.

The best checkout for buyers

Long checkout pages should be long gone. Checkout and Stripe.js let customers buy securely in a few taps.

Local currencies

Increase conversions and let sellers accept payments in100+ currencies—even Bitcoin. Sellers receive their earnings in their local currency.

Custom statement descriptors

No more inscrutable credit card charges for customers. You can customize the text on card statements on a per-seller (and per-charge) basis.

Go international

Connect lets your platform support sellers in any of the countries where Stripe is available.

International seller verification

Paying sellers involves observing different laws in each country. Sharesimple details about your recipients and we’ll help them get paid.

Optimized for everywhere

Behind a unified API, Stripe uses local currencies, local bank networks, and local identity verification to help you deliver the best product—everywhere.

Flexible transfers

Connect lets your platform customize complex flows that span multiple customers, sellers, and anyone else who needs to get paid as part of your business.

Fully customize payout timing

Let Stripe automate transfers to sellers or customize payment schedules. And you can give sellers true flexibility and control over when earnings are deposited with instant payouts.

Route funds as they come in

Your platform’s accounting just got much easier. You can now link a charge with a recipient as it comes in, and Stripe can help handle everything downstream.

Manage your platform

Stripe gives you the tools to help run every aspect of your business.

Everything in a central dashboard

View and manage all incoming payments, customers, outbound transfers, and chargeback claims right from the Dashboard.

Rich third-party add-ons

Extend the features you offer your sellers with integrations and add-ons built for platforms.

Common processes, automated

Webhooks let your platform handle asynchronous events in your sellers’ accounts like failed transfers or prompts for ID verification.

Tax reporting

Where necessary, Stripe helps you generate the right tax documents for your sellers.

Connect pricing

Accepting payments on behalf of standalone accounts costs 2.9% + 30¢. This includes support for international sellers, compliance, and tax reporting.

For an additional 0.5%, you can fully customize the seller experience and control the timing of transfers with managed accounts.

Discounts are available for businesses at scale.

Relay

Let customers buy your products directly within other mobile apps.

Mobile commerce done right

Mobile websites don’t convert well: while mobile devices represent 60% of browsing traffic, they only account for 15% of purchasing.

In-app Buy Buttons fix this with an instant purchase experience for customers. With Relay, you can add your products and start selling in a growing number of apps.

Build your own Buy Button

Relay also makes it simple for developers to add a Buy Button or any other payment experience to apps.

Start selling within apps in minutes

With Relay, you can sell your products in a number of apps with a single integration.

Provide your product data

Link your e-commerce system or directly add product info and SKUs.

Choose where to sell

Instantly Tweet your products or get them ready for ShopStyle and other apps.

Start receiving orders

For each sale, we’ll send all the info you need to complete the order.

System friendly

If you’re using an e-commerce platform likeDemandware or SAP Hybris, Relay plugs right in and expands your selling network to a growing number of apps.

  • Keep all your systems in sync

    Stripe helps keep payments, inventory, fulfillment, and all your data systems perfectly in sync.

  • Full control

    Make fine-grained decisions about which products are available on other apps.

Get started

Add your products to instantly start selling on Twitter. You can also get your products ready to sell on Product Hunt, Lyst, ShopStyle, Spring, and many other apps.

Atlas

Introducing Stripe Atlas. A new way to start an internet business anywhere.

Global access to startup tools

With Stripe Atlas, entrepreneurs can easily incorporate a U.S. company, set up a U.S. bank account, and start accepting payments with Stripe. Starting today, it’s available to developers and entrepreneurs globally.

The promise of the internet is that location matters less. However, geographic barriers and associated complexity make it difficult to start a global business in many parts of the world.

Developers around the world should have equal access to the tools and services that are available to those in Berlin and Boston. Atlas is designed to help.

Atlas Guide: Starting a real business

You should concentrate on making something people want and getting it to them; Stripe can help you with the details. We have put together a primer explaining accounting, taxes, employment, and more. Learn what you need to quickly, so that you can get back to the more important work of building your business.

Incorporate your company

Atlas helps you incorporate a U.S. Delaware company in a couple of days. You just fill out a simple form; we generate the necessary paperwork and handle the rest.

Open a business bank account

Stripe Atlas opens a business bank account for you with Silicon Valley Bank, the world’s leading bank for tech companies. There’s no need to visit a bank branch in person to get set up.

Accept payments with Stripe

We set up a Stripe account that you can use to start accepting payments from customers in 100+ currencies right away. You can take advantage of the complete Stripe product suite, including Connectand Relay.

Get tax and legal guidance

Stripe Atlas entrepreneurs will have access to guidance on U.S. law and taxes from Orrick, the international tech law firm, and PwC, the global accounting firm. Every Atlas entrepreneur will be able to chat–for free–with a professional from PwC.

The Stripe Atlas network

Stripe Atlas is invite-only to start. We’ll be scaling it to as many companies as possible as quickly as we can. You can apply directly or get a referral from one of our partners.

We’re working with more than a hundred accelerators, investors, and partners from around the world to get Atlas in the hands of promising startups. In addition, we’re working with some selected companies to make it easier for Atlas startups to take advantage of services: for example, AWS will extend up to $15,000 in free credits.

Started on Stripe Atlas

Entrepreneurs from around the world have used Atlas to build their business on Stripe. Hear their stories.

What does it cost?

Atlas costs $500 during the preview, which includes all fees associated with incorporating your company and opening your business bank account. You’ll pay Stripe’s standard fees of 2.9% + 30¢ per successful charge.

What exactly do I get?

Stripe Atlas will help to incorporate your company in the U.S., open a business bank account, and create a Stripe account so you can charge customers around the world. You’ll also get access to support from PwC, Orrick, and AWS.

How long does it take?

Once you provide the required information about your product and team, Stripe Atlas shortens the process that typically takes months into days. In most cases, you’ll be able to start accepting payments from customers in less than a week.

Radar

Modern tools to help you beat fraud, fully integrated with your payments.

FRAUD PREVENTION DONE RIGHT

Old ways of combating fraud were never designed for modern internet businesses. Stripe Radar is powered by advanced machine learning algorithms that automatically learn from Stripe’s global network of businesses to help identify and prevent fraud.

Better accuracy

Stripe Radar scans every payment using the most relevant signals to help detect and block fraud. And Radar’s algorithms are constantly tweaked by Stripe engineers to adapt to new fraud vectors.

Strength in numbers

We help pinpoint fraud using behavioral signals from across 100,000+ global companies. (Even if a card is new to your business, there’s an 80% chance it’s been seen before on the Stripe network.)

Immediate results

Unlike systems that require weeks to train and only mimic human reviewers, Radar lets you instantly use rich payments data (including info from banks and card networks) to fight fraud.

How is machine learning used to detect fraud?

We’ve put together a primer on how machine learning can produce predictive models of fraud from large sets of data. Effective systems can block substantial amounts of fraud while incorrectly blocking just a few legitimate payments.

SIMPLIFY YOUR FRAUD OPS

Stripe Radar adds smart, unified tools to the Dashboard that help improve precision while reducing manual work for your teams.

  • Set custom rules

    Reflect your business’s unique considerations by setting precise rules. You can even preview the impact of rules on past data and test hypotheses about the most effective ways to detect fraud for your company.

  • Review flagged payments

    By default, Radar helps pinpoint the most pertinent transactions for your teams to review so that they can focus on product and customer experiences instead. You can also customize payments to review with rules.

UNCOVER FRAUD INSIGHTS

Stripe Radar adds a detailed snapshot of fraud for your business right inside the Dashboard and lets you take immediate action.

See real-time insights

Get a transparent view of how much fraud hits your business and why Radar blocked or flagged specific payments.

Radar adapts to your business

Radar will immediately factor in feedback you provide about specific payments using the Dashboard or the API.

Automate manual workflows

Extend Stripe Radar by using the API to handle disputes programmatically, keep internal systems in sync, or build fully-automated fraud processes for your company.


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