Stripe is a US company allowing businesses to accept payments over the Internet.
It operates in 25 countries and powers 100,000+ businesses.
According to Datanyze, Stripe ranks #2 after Paypal on the number of websites using it as their payment processor.
Stripe payments allows you to get paid with all major cards from customers around the world on web or in mobile apps.
Stripe takes a fee on each payment.
Payments can be made recurringly with Subscriptions or handled as a platform for other merchants with Connect.
A payment processor is a company that facilitates communication between the bank that issued a customer’s debit or credit card and the seller’s bank.
PCI DSS compliance is adherence to the set of policies and procedures developed to protect credit, debit and cash card transactions and prevent the misuse of cardholders' personal information.