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Chargify Expansion Nearly Done!

As you may know from several earlier blog posts, we’ve been working since late November to expand our systems and replace inefficient parts to handle the growth of our merchants and their customers. The last couple of pieces fell into place this week: 1. Adding yet more web servers and process servers. Our final batch…

Congrats Chargify Merchants! You billed $5,300,000 in January!

Congrats, Chargify merchants! You’re growing your businesses quickly! In January, 2012, in the aggregate, Chargify merchants billed their customers a total of $5,300,000. That’s a huge step above December, 2011, which was $3,900,000. That represents month-over-month growth of 36%! Now, that kind of growth is unusual, but we still love to see our merchants all…

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….

Chargify Performance

One of the main things we’re working on at Chargify these days is improving the user experience, especially with regards to the speed of the site and the API.  If you’ve been with us for a while, you’ve probably seen things slow down quite a bit over time.  If you’re new, Chargify probably just seems…

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).

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