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Stripe eyes an exit over next 12 months

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’s internal valuation gets cut to $63 billion

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

Deal-flow mavens aren’t sweating the venture slowdown

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.

Fintech unicorn valuations have fallen hard in 2022

While most fintech unicorns are still garnering impressive valuations, the sector's hype from last year has started to fade.

Stripe announces fiat-to-crypto onramp widget

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

Laid off from your tech job? Day One wants to give you $100,000 to start a company

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

VCs decipher the recent fintech layoffs — and why they’re happening now

Fintech unicorns and decacorns are not immune to challenging economic and fundraising conditions. VCs unpack what's going on.

Most of the unicorns aren’t

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Oh what a week. What a week. Things are busier than ever at T

Stripe cuts 14% of its workforce, CEO says they ‘overhired for the world we’re in’

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

Forget flat — small cuts are the new up

Recent valuation trims and planned staff cuts at Stripe and Databricks represent strength.

For LatAm payment orchestration startups, market fragmentation is a blessing in disguise

To be successful in Latin America, payment orchestrators must provide a robust value proposition that meets the unique conditions of the region.

Nigerian YC-backed startup Anchor comes out of stealth with $1M+ to scale its banking-as-a-service platform

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

As a Stripe investor cuts the value of its stake, more evidence of fintech valuation pressure

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 employees behind TaxJar, a tax compliance startup it acquired last year

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

Livestream platform Mandolin adds custom artist pages and a fan data analytics hub

Mandolin, the digital fan engagement platform, launched two new products today with the aim of assisting artists with turning fans into superfans and maximizing revenue. Fan Navigator helps artists co

Stripe’s new and lower internal valuation, explained

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?

Wordle, hurdles and Sally’s early retirement

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Alex, Natasha and Mary Ann enjoyed yet another edition of E

Daily Crunch: Stripe, stripped: Fintech leader slashes internal valuation by 28%

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Stripe is the latest fintech to falter, taking a 28% internal valuation cut

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, a Stripe-backed African fintech valued at $1.7 billion, cut 15% of its staff in June

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
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