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  • Sexy Payments Startup Stripe Swipes $20M From General Catalyst, Sequoia, Thiel And More

    Sexy Payments Startup Stripe Swipes $20M From General Catalyst, Sequoia, Thiel And More

    White-hot payments startup Stripe has closed a $20 million Series B round of financing, led by General Catalyst with existing A-list investors Sequoia, Peter Thiel (personally) and angels Chris Dixon, Aaron Levie and Elad Gil also following on. Redpoint will be coming on as a new investor. Stripe’s valuation during this Series B was in the hundreds of millions, up to a half-billion… Read More

  • Sequoia-Backed Stripe Wants To Disrupt The Online Payments Space

    Sequoia-Backed Stripe Wants To Disrupt The Online Payments Space

    In March, we wrote about Stripe, a new payments startup cofounded by brothers Patrick Collison and John Collison. The stealthy company was tackling online business to business and business to consumer payments, and had already received $2 million in backing from a number of all-star investors including PayPal founders Peter Thiel and Elon Musk, as well as Sequoia Capital, Andreesen Horowitz and… Read More

  • Stealth Payment Startup Stripe Backed By PayPal Founders

    There isn’t much information out there about Stripe, a new payments startup cofounded by brothers Patrick Collison and John Collison (last seen selling their startup Auctomatic to Live Current Media for $5 million). It’s an online business to business and business to consumer payments provider, we’ve confirmed. “How is it different than PayPal or Google Checkout?”… Read More