Competitive
Comparison

Payments made better

From quick-service restaurants to fine dining establishments, frictionless dining experiences end with a great payment solution. See how we differ from Square and Clover.

Client Needs
Never too much or not enough
Immediate, reliable access to cash
Support from real people
Peace of mind
Elavon Strengths
  • Scalable & Tailored
  • Comprehensive functionality
  • Multi-device support
  • Competitive pricing
  • Tailored by industry and business model
  • Fast, Consistent Funding
  • Same-day funding
  • No additional fees
  • Customer Service
  • Best in class
  • Geared toward identifying and solving issues
  • 24/7 phone support
  • Online chat support
  • Reliable
  • Credibility of US bank
  • A proven sophisticated technology company
  • Vetted upfront, no worries later
Square Weaknesses
  • More oriented for micro-business
  • Cut off access to cash when technology flags the account
  • Upcharges
  • Arbitrary termination of support and account
  • Limited relationships with customers
  • Not backed by bank
  • Specific risk profile limits businesses Square can work with
Clover Weaknesses
  • Restrictive custom hardware
  • No iOS options
  • Limited to 16,000 items
  • Costly add-ons
  • Extra fees for Multi-Store, Gift/Loyalty, Email Marketing, PO Generation and more
  • No single support between FD, Clover, and App Owners
  • No initial menu upload assistance
  • No onsite installation
  • Lack of customer intimacy
  • Lack of Transparency (Hidden fees)
  • Cannot buy Clover for FD