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Chargify Expansion Update

Back in early December, 2011, our system architect, Michael Klett, blogged about capacity limits we were reaching due to growth in the number of merchants running on Chargify and the number of customers they all support. RECAP OF LATE 2011 & EARLY JANUARY 2012 * Over the second half of 2011, we occasionally noticed slower-than-acceptable…

Chargify at 3 Years Old

Wow, it’s been 3 years since Chargify got started. It was early 2009. The folks at Grasshopper (below) recognized recurring billing as something more businesses wanted to do, but actually doing it is more complex than most people think. They launched Chargify within Grasshopper. I was one of those people finding out the hard way….

Great Stuff Coming! And TechStars Cloud wants you!

It’s been a few months since we closed an investment from Mark Cuban, and we’ve been busy expanding our organization, growing our software, and adding merchants! A lot of great things are in the works. Some things are invisible, like better infrastructure, and some will be very visible and will help our merchants do things…

Chargify Grows, Mark Cuban Invests

We’re happy to announce that there are now over 550 businesses using Chargify to manage their subscriptions & billing. We’re proud to have an amazing customer base and loyal Chargify fans. Some of you are even showing off your candy. Feedback from our growing customer base has been great. We’re busy building more amazing features…

Release v1.7.0: Taxes

Version 1.7.0 brings a brand new feature to Chargify: Taxes! The ability to define taxes in Chargify is something that many of you, especially those in the EU, have been asking for awhile. Check out the documentation here: As always, If you have any questions, give us a shout on twitter (@chargify /cc @npverni).

Customer Spotlight: Consulto

Shifting Tides Reveal Opportunity Having been in the web design industry since 1995, Matt Certo, co-founder of WebSolvers (a 12 person Orlando web design firm), has seen the technology landscape evolve dramatically. Back in the early days of his company, most Websites were built from scratch using Notepad. If a WebSolvers client wanted a website,…