Stripe (company)

Stripe (company)

Stripe is a financial technology company providing software that allows businesses and individuals to make and receive online payments.

Stripe is a financial technology company that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2010 by John Collison and Patrick Collison. Stripe provides a global online payment system for individuals and businesses to send and receive money. The company provides the necessary tools and infrastructure for creating online commerce platforms such as on-demand marketplaces, e-commerce stores, and crowdfunding platforms. Notable companies using Stripe include Kickstarter, Instacart, Lyft, Shopify, OpenTable, and Slack.

Timeline

September 19, 2019
Stripe raises a $250,000,000 series F round from Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst and Sequoia Capital.
July 9, 2012
Stripe raises a $20,000,000 series B round from Aaron Levie, Chris Dixon, Elad Gil, Peter Thiel, Redpoint Ventures and Sequoia Capital.
February 9, 2012
Stripe raises a $18,000,000 series A round from Sequoia Capital.
September 30, 2011
Stripe raises a $2,000,000 seed round from Andreessen Horowitz, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, SV Angel and Sequoia Capital.

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Stripe series F round
250,000,000
September 19, 2019
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Products

Product
Website
Industry
Launch date
Stripe Connect
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Adam Ballai

Employee

Aditya Mukerjee

Employee

Alex Kehayias

Employee

Alex Sexton

Employee

Amber Feng

Employee

Amy Seaman

Employee

Andrew Lundsten

Employee

Andy Young

Employee

AnnE Diemer

Employee

Anthony Kline

Employee

Arne Roomann-Kurrik

Employee

Barrington Lloyd-Lovett

Employee

Benjamin Rahn

Employee

Bill Labus

Employee

Brian Krausz

Employee

Brian Sze

Employee

Brian Winter

Employee

Brianna Wolfson

Employee

Brittani Atienza

Employee

Caitlin Carroll

Employee

Carrie Barker

Employee

Charles Hooper

Employee

Chauncey Brooks

Employee

Chelsea Otakan

Employee

Chris Dixon

Investor

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Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Bloomberg - Are you a robot?

Ashlee Vance

Web

The untold story of Stripe, the secretive $20bn startup driving Apple, Amazon and Facebook

Stephen Armstrong

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

How Stripe Became a $10B Challenger to PayPal

August 24, 2018

How To Use Stripe Payment Gateway | Woocommerce Stripe Setup 2018 +NEW

March 16, 2018

What is Stripe? Or Stripe.com - A Comprehensive Overview

February 14, 2014

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Tarush Bhalla
April 15, 2021
mint
Close to 60 limited partners, including Prasanna Sankar, co-founder of employee management unicorn Rippling; Lachy Groom, former executive of payments major Stripe; Ankur Nagpal, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of edtech startup Teachable, invested in iSeed II
Tiffany Xingyu Wang
April 13, 2021
Harvard Business Review
For smaller companies, they can be essential to unlocking new value during a digital transformation.
Reza Chowdhury
April 12, 2021
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Rosalie Chan
April 10, 2021
Business Insider
OpenView partner Sanjiv Kalevar (who has not invested in Stripe either individually or through his firm) praised its "very powerful business model."
Reza Chowdhury
April 5, 2021
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Reza Chowdhury
April 7, 2021
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Shannen Balogh and Carter Johnson
April 8, 2021
Business Insider
Ramp just raised a $115 million Series B at a $1.6 billion valuation, adding Stripe, one of the hottest names in payments, to its cap table.
April 6, 2021
The Indian Express
Clubhouse, the viral audio chat app is introducing payments, where users will be able to pay creators for the shows they host on the platform
USA TODAY
March 28, 2021
USA TODAY
Extremists in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot have bounced around sites to fundraise for legal bills, creating a game of cat-and-mouse with tech companies.
Mary Ann Azevedo
March 27, 2021
TechCrunch
One of the biggest pain points for startups and small businesses is keeping up with back office tasks such as bookkeeping and managing taxes. QuickBooks, it seems, just doesn't always cut it. Three-time co-founders Waseem Daher, Jeff Arnold, and Jessica McKellar formed Pilot with the mission of affordably providing back office services to startups and [...]
Connie Loizos
March 21, 2021
TechCrunch
Kate Hiscox is having a moment. Her company, Sivo, founded eight months ago, has already raised $5 million from investors at a post-money valuation of $100 million, and she is in active talks with others who would like her to consider accepting Series A funding from them. Partly, the attention owes to the fact that [...]
John Naughton
March 20, 2021
the Guardian
The tale of online payment firm Stripe, founded by John and Patrick Collison, shows the value of spotting a gap in the market
Walter Thompson
March 19, 2021
TechCrunch
Most American retail banks are designed the same way: Customers must pass several desks set aside for loan and mortgage officers before they can talk to a customer representative. I only step inside a bank a few times each year, but even pre-pandemic, I can't remember the last time I saw someone sitting at one [...]
Alex Hern
March 17, 2021
the Guardian
Patrick and John Collison, the co-founders of Stripe, whose net worth is estimated at $11.5bn each. Photograph: Getty Images
Alex Hern
March 17, 2021
the Guardian
Brothers Patrick and John Collison's online payments empire is now valued at $95bn
Nicolas Colin
March 17, 2021
Sifted
Stripe, founded by Irish brothers the Collisons, is an American success story with European roots. Is its path replicable?
Reuters
March 16, 2021
DealStreetAsia
At $95 billion, Stripe is now more valuable than any bank in the Eurozone.
Anthony Ha
March 15, 2021
TechCrunch
Stripe gets a mind-boggling valuation, Facebook promotes COVID vaccines and Elon Musk has an interesting new title. This is your Daily Crunch for March 15, 2021. The big story: Stripe valued at $95B That's right: The popular payments company has raised $600 million in new funding at a $95 billion valuation. It says it will [...]
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