Meet PayPal at QuickBooks Connect London

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QuickBooks Connect is your moment to step back from the day-to-day demands of running a business and learn skills that will have a positive impact on your future. The event features inspirational speakers, small group and one-one-one sessions, and support from some of the savviest experts in the industry. It’s also an opportunity to connect with solutions and 3rd party apps that are integral to QuickBooks and small business success, like our gold sponsor PayPal.

So why is PayPal excited to be part of this year’s QuickBooks Connect at Olympia London and what you can expect from their team?

  • Twitter: @PayPalUK

  • Instagram: @PayPalUK

  • Headquarters location: Our UK office is located in Richmond, while our global HQ is located in the US in San Jose, California.

  • Number of employees: 250 in the UK, with 21,800 globally.

  • Fun Fact about company: Previous company names include Confinity and The latter was the company founded by Elon Musk. 

  • Number of QBCs attended: Three in the UK and one in the US

  • Favourite memory from a QBC event: Getting a really cool headshot photo!

  • Favourite memory from a QBC event: Simply talking to and hearing from customers — enjoyable and invaluable.


Tell us a little bit about PayPal.

PayPal is a leading technology platform and digital payments company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants worldwide. The PayPal platform empowers 300 million people and businesses in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy.

How does PayPal work with QuickBooks?

PayPal is integrated into the Invoicing feature of QuickBooks Online (just look for QuickBooks Payments built with PayPal in the QuickBooks App Store), so you can get paid faster by creating invoices that include PayPal, credit and debit cards, and alternative/local payment methods as payment options. Enjoy exclusive credit and debit card transaction fees from as low as 1.45% + 0.20p. 

You’ll be at QuickBooks Connect in London, 3-4 March. Tell us what attendees can expect from your team.

Stop by the PayPal booth to learn more about QuickBooks Payments built with PayPal, and how we can help save you time and get paid faster, so you can focus on growing your business. Also, don’t forget to participate in our Crystal Maze-style game for the chance to win prizes. 

Your team has joined us at previous QuickBooks Connect events. What keeps you coming back?

Meeting all you lovely people!  Finding out more about your businesses, and how our partnership with QuickBooks can make a difference to what you do.

What advice do you have for small businesses?

Leverage a fully integrated Accounting and Payments solution built by QuickBooks and PayPal, so you can get paid faster, manage your cash flow and limit the time you have to spend on chasing down payments! It means you can focus on growing your business.  

This year’s event theme is Own the Future. What makes your team excited about the opportunities ahead in the new world of work? And how does PayPal help small businesses grow and fuel their success?

PayPal is committed to helping small businesses grow with its technology platform and payments capabilities. We have partnered with Intuit so QuickBooks Online customers have more ways to pay and improve their cash flow management. This frees up small businesses to concentrate on accelerating their growth. 

What are you most excited about for this year’s event?

Our breakout session on Wednesday. Oh, and our Crystal Maze-style game at our booth!

What’s on your team’s must-do list during QBC London?

The infamous QuickBooks Connect party…

Meet PayPal and other key partners at QuickBooks Connect in London. Check out this year’s agenda, speakers, and sponsors – and sign up now to save your spot.

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