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Former Google Payments Boss Osama Bedier Joins Board of PayPal Competitor WePay

Jason Del Rey has been a business journalist for 15 years and has covered Amazon, Walmart, and the e-commerce industry for the last decade. He was a senior correspondent at Vox.

Osama Bedier, the former head of Google Wallet and longtime PayPal exec, has joined the board of directors of Palo Alto, Calif-based startup WePay. WePay, which has raised more than $30 million in venture capital, creates tools that help online marketplaces and crowd-funding sites accept credit card payments. The company’s competitors include PayPal, Stripe and Balanced.

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