“PayJunction Culture” Posts

Why We Care About Ethical Credit Card Processing

Why We Care About Ethical Credit Card Processing

Read enough about PayJunction’s company culture, and it’s clear we prioritize long-term relationships over short-term profit. That’s not just a nice-sounding statement, it’s what we practice every day with our customers. Since we launched our blog, we’ve largely focused on unethical billing issues. These are the unfortunate, but all-too-common, ways players in the payments space unfairly profit off their customers. Because everyone does it, there’s an assumption among providers that it’s OK. Business owners are left to believe they can’t escape fake fees and hidden markups because they’re the norm. Complex…

The Philosophy Behind PayJunction's Engineering Success

The Philosophy Behind PayJunction's Engineering Success

I’m beyond proud to be one of the three founders of PayJunction. We met at University of California, Santa Barbara in 1997 while studying computer science, became friends and set off on a journey to engineer this company. I manage a small, talented team of engineers. In truth, we embody a senior engineering culture. We have high expectations for our team. We work on systems that process billions of dollars, so the margin of error has to be near zero. This creates an exciting development environment where the right type of person flourishes. We live, eat, and breathe UI,…

How Company Culture Drives Our Business Excellence

How Company Culture Drives Our Business Excellence

From the time I first understood what a business was, I wanted to run one. Engulfed by my blossoming creativity, I would conjure up new business ideas every weekend as a child. I wasn’t interested in sports like the other kids, I wanted to build something. My dad was a carpenter, so naturally there were always wood scraps in the garage. One weekend I decided that I was going to sell wood sculptures in the front yard. In my mind I was creating magnificent robots, dinosaurs and other fantastic creatures, but in reality, my sculptures were a little … abstract.…