green-dot-corporation

  • Y Combinator President Sam Altman to Take the Stage at Disrupt SF 2015

    Y Combinator President Sam Altman to Take the Stage at Disrupt SF 2015

    He’s the former co-founder of the social startup Loopt, which was funded by his current company — Y Combinator — in 2005 and acquired by the Green Dot Corporation in 2012. He’s Sam Altman, president of Y Combinator, and we’re thrilled that he’ll be joining us once again for an on-stage interview at Disrupt SF 2015. When it comes to seed-stage accelerators… Read More

  • Green Dot: The $2 Billion IPO You've Never Heard Of

    Green Dot: The $2 Billion IPO You've Never Heard Of

    There’s a good chance you’ve seen prepaid credit cards on the shelves at 7-11, Walmart, CVS, Rite Aid, Radio Shack or a variety of other retail outlets. Those cards are usually issued by Green Dot, a Los Angeles based startup that went public earlier this year and is worth over $2 billion. They allow people who normally can’t get credit cards – like teens and those… Read More