BrainTree is a provider of mobile and web payment systems for e-commerce companies. It offers a merchant account and a payment gateway, as well as fraud detection, 3d secure, data security, payouts, in-store payments, and other capabilities.

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Parent CompanyPayPal
HQChicago, IL, US
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BrainTree was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL, US
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Key People/Management at BrainTree

Tiffany Wood

Tiffany Wood

Director of Product Management
Svante Westerberg

Svante Westerberg

Head of Global Strategic Development
Chad Blakeman

Chad Blakeman

Director of Global Credit and Underwriting
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BrainTree Office Locations

BrainTree has offices in Chicago, Austin, New York, San Francisco and in 4 other locations
Chicago, IL, US (HQ)
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #800
Austin, TX, US
7700 W Parmer Ln
New York, NY, US
117 Barrow St 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA, US
123 Townsend St 6th Floor, San Francisco
Sydney, AU
1 York St
Paris, FR
21 Rue de la Banque
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BrainTree Financials and Metrics

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$69 m


In total, BrainTree had raised $69 m. BrainTree is a subsidiary of PayPal

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BrainTree Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
VenmoAugust 16, 2012$26.2 m

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BrainTree News and Updates

Braintree vets bring embedded finance platform out of stealth with $54 million raise

Highnote, a card issuing startup founded by a pair of Braintree veterans, has emerged from stealth mode with $54 million in combined funding from both a Seed and Series A round.

Fintech Technologies Market to Watch: Spotlight on Stripe, YapStone, Braintree

An extensive elaboration of the Global Fintech Technologies market strategy of the industry players in the precision of import/export consumption, supply and demand. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Former Paypal and Braintree exec Ottevanger joins Ecommpay as head of Apac

Leading payment service provider ECOMMPAY is proud to announce the appointment of Audrey Ottevanger... Hires Former PayPal and Braintree Leader Tyson Hackwood

HONG KONG, December 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, today announced the appointment of Tyson Hackwood to the leadership team as SVP, Head of Global Merchant Acquisition. Tyson will be expanding the reach and adoption of

Braintree adds Samsung Pay support

At Braintree, we’re focused on helping drive the future of commerce by offering our merchants the to...

A CEO who sold his company for $800 million has helped build four $1 billion companies — here’s why he thinks investors should get in early on one of tech’s unsexy, neglected markets

Bryan Johnson, who sold his company Braintree to PayPal for $800 million in 2013, has created a fund called OS Fund to invest in "deep tech" companies centered on the areas of science and technology. Of the 28 companies OS Fund has invested in since 2013, 26 saw an increase in their valuation, two…
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BrainTree Blogs

Tackling the Persistent Threat of Carding Attacks

This should be an exciting time for ecommerce merchants. As more of the world stays at home, the opportunities for ecommerce sales have rocketed. Global retail platforms have seen an unprecedented spike in traffic since the start of the year: up from 16 billion web visits in January to nearly

2020 PSD2 Updates and Timelines

PSD2’s Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) enforcement in Europe is just around the corner! Here’s what you can do to make sure that your checkout is ready for the new regulatory requirements. Strong Customer Authentication The SCA regulations set a new standard for online payments in Europe. For…

New Fraud Protection: Powered by PayPal and Braintree Network Intelligence and Industry-Recognized Machine Learning

Even prior to the global coronavirus outbreak, the incentives and opportunities for online payment fraud have become substantial. Last year ecommerce represented over 14% of total global retail sales, totaling more than $3.5 trillion dollars.1 Now with the impact of COVID-19 and the accelerated sh…

Actions to Assist Merchants Affected by Coronavirus

We know the spread of the coronavirus and its impact on the global economy has serious implications for your business. We are here to support you.

Refund Authorizations: API Updates and Sandbox Testing

The payments industry is moving to an authorization model for refund processing. Refund authorizations introduce real-time decline responses to refunds.

American Express Settlement Amount Enhancements

Braintree has updated Amex processing to allow eligible merchants to settle for greater than the original authorization amount.
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BrainTree Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was BrainTree founded?

    BrainTree was founded in 2007.

  • Who are BrainTree key executives?

    BrainTree's key executives are Tiffany Wood, Svante Westerberg and Chad Blakeman.

  • How many employees does BrainTree have?

    BrainTree has 351 employees.

  • Who are BrainTree competitors?

    Competitors of BrainTree include Adyen, Revolut and Gusto.

  • Where is BrainTree headquarters?

    BrainTree headquarters is located at 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #800, Chicago.

  • Where are BrainTree offices?

    BrainTree has offices in Chicago, Austin, New York, San Francisco and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does BrainTree have?

    BrainTree has 8 offices.