Fintech startup Stripe has set a 12-month deadline for itself to go public, either through a direct listing, or pursuing a transaction on the private market, such as a fundraising event and a tender o
Stripe, a richly valued payments startup, has cut its internal valuation yet again, according to sources familiar with the manner. It is now valued, internally, at $63 billion. The cut, first reported
As we near the end of the year, let's catch up with a few people who kept a close eye on deal flow in 2022 and look at indicators of what might be coming in 2023.
While most fintech unicorns are still garnering impressive valuations, the sector's hype from last year has started to fade.
Payment giant Stripe is going to offer a new product that makes it easier to hold cryptocurrencies without signing up to a cryptocurrency exchange. The company’s new fiat-to-crypto widget can be emb
Day One Ventures, a venture firm launched in 2018 with a pitch to combine venture capital acumen with marketing and communications support, has launched a program aimed explicitly at those impacted by
Fintech unicorns and decacorns are not immune to challenging economic and fundraising conditions. VCs unpack what's going on.
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Stripe has announced that it’s laying off 14% of its workers, impacting around 1,120 of the fintech giant’s 8,000 workforce. The latest round of layoffs follows a string of cutbacks in the
Recent valuation trims and planned staff cuts at Stripe and Databricks represent strength.
To be successful in Latin America, payment orchestrators must provide a robust value proposition that meets the unique conditions of the region.
In 2015, the emergence of fintechs such as Flutterwave and Paystack changed the game for online businesses in Africa by making it easier to integrate payments into customer interfaces without building
Stripe is one of the most valuable companies in the fintech game, period, and an obvious bellwether for the fintech startup market.
Stripe has laid off some of the employees who support TaxJar, a tax compliance startup that it acquired last year, TechCrunch has learned from multiple sources and firsthand documentation. The layoffs
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As one of the most richly valued startups in history, is Stripe's internal valuation cut as bearish as the big numbers might lead some to believe?
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Stripe is the latest high-profile fintech company to experience a significant valuation cut as the market downturn begins to hit the sector especially hard. Last valued at $95 billion, the payments pr
Wave, an African fintech that offers mobile money services in Senegal and Ivory Coast, laid off about 15% of its workforce last month. TechCrunch first got a whiff of the layoff news on LinkedIn, wher