Patrick Collison

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Patrick Collison (born 9 September 1988) is an Irish entrepreneur from County Limerick.wikipedia
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Stripe (company)

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He is the co-founder and CEO of Stripe, which he started with his younger brother, John, in 2010.
Irish entrepreneurs John and Patrick Collison founded Stripe in 2010.

John Collison

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He is the co-founder and CEO of Stripe, which he started with his younger brother, John, in 2010. In 2007 he set up software company 'Shuppa' (a play on the Irish word 'siopa', meaning 'shop') in Limerick with his brother John Collison.
He is best known for having co-founded Stripe with his brother, Patrick.

Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

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He won the 41st Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in 2005 at the age of sixteen.
It has produced at least one author, Sarah Flannery, and one billionaire, Patrick Collison.

Castletroy College

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Collison was educated in Gaelscoil Aonach Urmhumhan, Nenagh, before attending Castletroy College in Castletroy, County Limerick.
In the same year, Patrick Collison, a student of the school, won second prize at the EsatBT Young Scientist of the Year Awards.

Y Combinator

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Enterprise Ireland did not allocate funding to the company, prompting a move to California after Silicon Valley's Y Combinator showed interest, where they merged with two Oxford graduates, Harjeet and Kulveer Taggar, and the company became Auctomatic.
In early 2010, Harj Taggar, cofounder of Y Combinator-funded Auctomatic, joined as an advisor.

Kulveer Taggar

Enterprise Ireland did not allocate funding to the company, prompting a move to California after Silicon Valley's Y Combinator showed interest, where they merged with two Oxford graduates, Harjeet and Kulveer Taggar, and the company became Auctomatic.
Kulveer Taggar is a British entrepreneur who was the CEO of Auctomatic, a start-up he co-founded with Harjeet Taggar and Patrick Collison.

Saturday Night with Miriam

On 18 July 2009, at the age of 20 and following the publication of McCarthy Report, Collison outlined his ideas for the future of Ireland on popular talk-show Saturday Night with Miriam.

Irish people

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Patrick Collison (born 9 September 1988) is an Irish entrepreneur from County Limerick.

County Limerick

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Patrick Collison (born 9 September 1988) is an Irish entrepreneur from County Limerick.

San Francisco

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He lives in San Francisco, California.

Dromineer

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Patrick Collison was born to Lily and Denis Collison in 1988 in Dromineer, County Tipperary.

University of Limerick

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The eldest of three children (two younger brothers, John and Tommy), he took his first computer course when he was eight years old at the University of Limerick and began learning computer programming at the age of ten.

Nenagh

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Collison was educated in Gaelscoil Aonach Urmhumhan, Nenagh, before attending Castletroy College in Castletroy, County Limerick.

Castletroy

Collison was educated in Gaelscoil Aonach Urmhumhan, Nenagh, before attending Castletroy College in Castletroy, County Limerick.

Artificial intelligence

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He entered the 40th Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition with his project on artificial intelligence (nicknamed 'Isaac' after Isaac Newton, whom Patrick admired), finishing as individual runner-up.

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He entered the 40th Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition with his project on artificial intelligence (nicknamed 'Isaac' after Isaac Newton, whom Patrick admired), finishing as individual runner-up.

Lisp (programming language)

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His project involved the creation of Croma, a LISP-type programming language.

Waterford Crystal

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His prize of a €3,000 cheque and a trophy of Waterford Crystal was presented to him by President Mary McAleese.

President of Ireland

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His prize of a €3,000 cheque and a trophy of Waterford Crystal was presented to him by President Mary McAleese.

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His prize of a €3,000 cheque and a trophy of Waterford Crystal was presented to him by President Mary McAleese.

Blog

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His younger brother Tommy participated with his project on blogging in the Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in 2010.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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After attending Massachusetts Institute of Technology for a time, Collison dropped out.

Limerick

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In 2007 he set up software company 'Shuppa' (a play on the Irish word 'siopa', meaning 'shop') in Limerick with his brother John Collison.

Enterprise Ireland

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Enterprise Ireland did not allocate funding to the company, prompting a move to California after Silicon Valley's Y Combinator showed interest, where they merged with two Oxford graduates, Harjeet and Kulveer Taggar, and the company became Auctomatic.

Silicon Valley

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Enterprise Ireland did not allocate funding to the company, prompting a move to California after Silicon Valley's Y Combinator showed interest, where they merged with two Oxford graduates, Harjeet and Kulveer Taggar, and the company became Auctomatic.