How a tiny 4-person startup, Supaglue, caught Stripe’s eye

Supaglue's team will accelerate the work Stripe's been working on real-time analytics and reporting across its platform.

Stripe’s growth continues to impress as total payment volume tops $1 trillion

The company says it was cash flow positive in 2023, and plans to be again in 2024. With $8.7 billion in venture capital it likely means it has little to no need to raise more before it goes public.

When startups fail, these startups clean up

Welcome to TechCrunch Fintech (formerly The Interchange)! Apologies for being out last week — a cold got the best of me, but I’m back and here to talk about the fact that shutting down startups is

Fintech giant Stripe’s valuation spikes to $65B in employee stock-sale deal

Payments infrastructure giant Stripe said today it has inked deals with investors to provide liquidity to current and former employees through a tender offer at a $65 billion valuation. Notably, the v

A peek inside Alphabet’s $7B growth-stage investing arm, CapitalG

Almost a year ago, Alphabet’s growth stage venture arm, CapitalG, named partner Laela Sturdy as its new head, just as the unit’s founder, David Lawee, stepped down. Few were surprised Sturdy w

Here are the fintech startups that could go public in 2024

Could 2024 be the year for fintech IPOs? Quite possibly, according to F-Prime Capital’s State of Fintech 2024 report. F-Prime — a VC firm with over $4.5 billion in assets under management that

Deal Dive: A Stripe secondary deal worth paying attention to

A recent secondary stock sale shows that investors are starting to value Stripe above its most recent, slashed, valuation.

Google Calendar now allows users to take paid appointments

Google Calendar has launched a new feature that lets professionals or freelancers allow their customers to book paid appointments. This could be useful for people such as therapists or teachers provid

Inside Stripe’s latest moves

Welcome back to The Interchange! If you want this in your inbox, sign up here. While there is always a lot going on in the world of fintech, this week felt a little subdued overall — at least when

Fintech giant Stripe is getting into the credit game

Stripe wants to make it easier for businesses to access credit. The private financial infrastructure giant announced a new charge card program today from Stripe Issuing, its commercial card issuing pr

Okay, which analyzes engineers’ productivity, sells to Stripe

Fintech giant Stripe has acquired Okay, a startup that developed a low-code analytics software to help engineering leaders better understand how their teams are performing, the companies told TechCrun

The fintech space continues to be competitive and drama-filled

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Stripe, a longtime partner of Lyft, signs a big deal with Uber

Growth at $50 billion fintech Stripe has been slowing this year, but one of its key strategies to reverse that course got a decent push today: Stripe is announcing that it has inked a “strategic

Stripe says in annual letter that it processed $817B in transactions in 2022, but growth has definitely slowed

Stripe, the payments and fintech giant currently valued at $50 billion, sometimes feels like it has been forever on the brink of a public listing. But in the absence of any concrete IPO moves and the

Hear why AtoB calls itself Stripe for trucking on TechCrunch Live

Trucking is a vital industry and yet the majority of operations are operating on outdated platforms. AtoB thinks it has the solution and co-founder Harshita Arora says the company is essentially Strip

Stripe now valued at $50B following $6.5B raise

The company notes that it does not need this capital to run its business, but to help current and former employees with withholding tax obligations related to equity awards.

Chamath Palihapitiya: It could take three years for the market to ‘accurately’ reprice late-stage cos

Former Facebook exec turned VC Chamath Palihapitiya has long been a controversial figure in the investing world. Both brilliant and combative, Palihapitiya came to be known most widely by ushering in

Varo, Stripe said to be raising new funds at much lower valuations

With the market turning so dramatically in 2022, it’s no surprise that many startups are now believed to be raising down rounds. This week alone, it was reported that Varo was raising a $50 million

Scooters and social media companies are surprising IPO candidates

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This week Natasha Mascarenhas, Mary Ann Azevedo and Rebecca Sz

Stripe expands Tap to Pay to Android, turning NFC-enabled Android devices into payment terminals

Stripe, the payments and financial services upstart, made waves in the world of mobile commerce last year when it became Apple’s first payment partner for “Tap to Pay,” the iPhone gi
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