• An indication of the technologies used by the business.

Child attributes (and data file structure)

Column nameData typeDescriptionExample
vendor_nameStringThe name of the vendor of the technology used by the business.Square
categoryStringThe category of the technology used by the business.payments

JSON sample

"technologies_used": [
  	"vendor_name": "Stripe",
  	"category": "payments"
    "category": "payments"


  • This attribute is available for both businesses and locations (see methodology)
  • Business: >5M businesses have at least one associated technology
  • Business Locations: >2M locations have at least one associated technology


  • In-store payment technologies (such as Square, Toast, Clover) have been associated with transactions occurring at that location within the last 12 months.
  • Online payment technologies (such as Paypal, Shopify, Stripe, Braintree, Adyen) have been observed on the business’ website within the last 12 months.

Time structure

  • Current point in time (latest 12M period), no historical information.

Data sources

  • Enigma uses credit card transaction information to associate technologies used in those transactions with the physical in-store location, or online website, where the transactions were made
  • Enigma identifies the payment technologies available on a business’ website, based on underlying data sources.


  • Enigma shows technologies associated with at least 5% of transactions at that retail location, or online website, within 12M of the latest transaction date in our product.
  • Both businesses and locations can have in-store technologies associated with them via credit card transactions, or online technologies associated with them via the website tagged to that business or location
  • The current list of payments technologies used includes Square, Toast, Clover, Paypal, Shopify, Stripe, Braintree, Adyen.