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Square's many flirtations with banking
Bloomberg News
The mobile point of sale pioneer Square has done much to expand its product range to stay competitive, and a few of those efforts have made the company more of a direct threat to banks.

Not all of those projects have panned out. But the common thread among them is of a company that is a known disruptor turning its attention to an audience that banks hold dear.

This listicle is compiled from reporting by PaymentsSource writers including John Adams, Kate Fitzgerald and David Heun. Click the links in each item to read more.