May 26, 2022

How the ‘PayPal Mafia’ redefined success in Silicon Valley

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By Conner Forrest From Tech Republic The “PayPal Mafia” is no mafia at all. It’s a diaspora. “Basically, we were kicked out of our homeland and they burned down our temple. So, we were scattered to the four corners of the globe, and we had to make new homes.” That’s how David Sacks, former COO […]

Eyeing international growth, Stripe raises $80M

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By Leena Rao From techcrunch Eyeing international growth, Stripe raises $80M from Founders Fund, Khosla and Sequoia at A $1.75B valuation The payments industry has a new billion dollar company. Online payments company Stripe is announcing more than $80 million in Series C funding, at a $1.75 billion valuation. Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund led the […]