Recurly vs Stripe


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Recurly
Subscription billing and recurring billing management. Recurly offers enterprise-class subscription billing for thousands of companies worldwide. Whether your company is in need of a speedy deployment or a seamless and highly customized integration, Recurly provides flexible features for custom and professional implementations.
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Stripe
Stripe is a suite of APIs that powers commerce for businesses of all sizes. Stripe is a developer-friendly way to accept payments online and in mobile apps. We process billions of dollars a year for thousands of companies of all sizes.
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2018 - Stripe launched online billing tool to take on Recurly


Stripe is launching a billing product for online businesses. That’ll allow them to handle subscription recurring revenue, as well as invoicing, within the Stripe platform and get everything all in the same place. The goal was to replace a previously hand-built setup, whether using analog methods for invoicing or painstakingly putting together a set of subscription tools, and make that experience as seamless as charging for products on Stripe. This launch is, in part, a response to customers demanding a billing product that gets all these invoices and subscription expenses into a single spot. Stripe at its heart is an enterprise company, which means it has to keep close tabs on the needs of its customers while still balancing the needs to continue creating new products that small businesses didn’t realize would actually solve those problems in an elegant way. So Stripe now provides better billing in comparison to Recurly