Flaming Wreckage Of Clinkle Rebuilds As A Referral Service

Clinkle imploded after employees quit en masse in May, protesting how its young CEO Lucas Duplan was mismanaging the $30 million-funded payments startup. But Duplan won’t quit. TechCrunch has a

Clinkle Implodes As Employees Quit In Protest Of CEO

Seven employees quit the frequently mocked payment rewards startup Clinkle simultaneously today due to frustration with its 24-year-old CEO Lucas Duplan, according to multiple sources close to the co

Clinkle Pivots From Its Soured Brand To “Treats” For Sharing Discounts

Not since Color has a startup been as widely laughed at as the troubled Stanford payments startup Clinkle. So it’s little surprise that the company has changed the name of its app to “Tre

Mobile Wallet Laughingstock Clinkle Finally Launches To Let You Pay Friends And Earn “Treats”

After 17 months of jokes about vaporware college payments startup Clinkle, its iOS and Android apps finally launched today at a few colleges. Clinkle lets you pay friends, get a pre-paid Visa, and ea

After Raising More Money And Launching Its Product In Beta, Clinkle COO McCarthy Steps Down

It's never a dull moment when it comes to Clinkle, the mobile payments startup which hopes to one day replace your wallet. The young company's roller coaster ride continues with the news today that fo

Clinkle Gets Hacked Before It Even Launches

Clinkle is the hottest app around to have done mostly nothing. The stealth payments service, which has raised $30 million from big-name investors, has yet to publicly launch. But that doesn't mean it

Stealthy Payments Startup Clinkle Adds PayPal Exec Mike Liberatore As CFO

Mobile payments startup Clinkle continues to add senior management types to its executive ranks. Mike Liberatore, who has 15 years of experience in financial positions at PayPal, Adobe, and others, wi

Payments Startup Clinkle Lays Off A Quarter Of Its Staff [UPDATED: New Layoffs In Addition To 30+ Who Already Left]

Stealthy payments startup Clinkle which raised $25 million in outside funding before its product ever launched, has terminated around 25% of its staff (16 people), according to a report posted this

Stealthy Payments Startup Clinkle Brings On Two Former Netflixers To Fill Out Its Exec Ranks

Super-stealthy payments startup Clinkle is expanding its executive ranks, and it's doing so by bringing on a few folks who had previously worked with new COO Barry McCarthy at Netflix. Today it's anno

Former Netflix CFO Barry McCarthy Joins Super-Secretive Payments Startup Clinkle As COO

Super-secretive startup Clinkle hasn't had a lot to say about what it's up to, but it's announcing a big hire today that it no doubt hopes will propel it forward in the mobile payments market. As the

Leaked YouTube Video & Tumblr Blog Reveal All About Stealthy Payments Startup Clinkle

<a target="_blank" href="">Clinkle</a>, a much-hyped mobile payments startup which raised <a target="_blank" href="">$25 million in

Clinkle Opens Waitlists To U.S. College Students, Teases A Bit More About What The $25M App Will Look Like

<a target="_blank" href="">Clinkle</a>, the much-hyped mobile payments startup that recently <a target="_blank" href="">announced a

Clinkle Raises Celebrity-Filled $25M Round As It Gears Up To Eliminate The Physical Wallet

Clinkle, a mobile payments startup that aims to put your entire wallet on your phone, has raised a $25 million round from over 18 investors. The company was the subject of much hype and speculation