Quick Answer: Are PayPal And EBay Owned By The Same Company?

PayPal has been eBay’s main payments provider since 2003.

In the same year, eBay acquired PayPal in a deal valued at $1.5 billion.

eBay and PayPal parted ways in 2015 and become separate public companies, but maintained close business ties.

What companies does PayPal own?

Below, we’ll take a closer look at some of PayPal’s top holdings.

  • Braintree Payments. In 2013, PayPal acquired Chicago-based Braintree Payments for $800 million.
  • Venmo. [Fast Fact: Venmo is the fastest-growing payments platform among PayPal’s services.]
  • Paydiant.
  • Xoom Corporation.
  • Modest.
  • TIO Networks.
  • iZettle.
  • Hyperwallet.

Who bought PayPal from eBay?

In 2002, eBay paid $1.5 billion to buy PayPal, an online payments company whose founders include Silicon Valley heavyweights Elon Musk and Peter Thiel. It proved to be a very successful investment.

Who owns PayPal and venmo?

The first widely-known and -used digital wallet was PayPal. In 2012, Venmo was bought by Braintree, and in 2013 Braintree was acquired by PayPal. Venmo is partly a digital wallet, partly a social media feed.

Is PayPal owned by Google?


Type of businessPublic
ParenteBay (2002–2015)
DivisionsPayPal Inc (PPI) PayPal Pte. Ltd (3PL) PayPal Payments Pte. Holdings (PPLUX) PayPal Payments Pte Limited (4PL)
SubsidiariesBraintree Paydiant Venmo PayPal Credit Xoom Corporation TIO Networks card.io iZettle Tradera

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