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Tech giant PayPal is still accelerating

13/03/2019 · PayPal (PYPL) 

Technology US

Person using the PayPal app on a phone

PayPal was spun out of eBay in 2014 which has helped it get back into ‘acceleration mode’. Cutting its ties with the online marketplace has helped encourage new companies to sign up to its site which has led to an increase in both the number of customers and the amount they use the site. There aren’t many big companies which are still accelerating at this pace. Read on to find out why we think there could be a great deal more to come.

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