Stripe (company)

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Stripe is a technology company.wikipedia
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John Collison

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Irish entrepreneurs John and Patrick Collison founded Stripe in 2010.
He is best known for having co-founded Stripe with his brother, Patrick.

Patrick Collison

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

Y Combinator

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In June 2010, Stripe received seed funding from Y Combinator, a start-up accelerator.
As of 2017, Y Combinator had invested in ~1,450 companies including Dropbox, Airbnb, Stripe, Reddit, Optimizely, Zenefits, Docker, DoorDash, Mixpanel, Heroku.

Peter Thiel

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In May 2011, Stripe received a $2 million investment from venture capitalists Peter Thiel, Sequoia Capital, and Andreessen Horowitz.
In addition to Facebook, Thiel has made early-stage investments in numerous startups (personally or through Founders Fund), including Airbnb, Slide.com, LinkedIn, Friendster, Rapleaf, Geni.com, Yammer, Yelp Inc., Spotify, Powerset, Practice Fusion, MetaMed, Vator, SpaceX, Palantir Technologies, IronPort, Votizen, Asana, Big Think, Caplinked, Quora, Nanotronics Imaging, Rypple, TransferWise, Stripe, Block.one (the publisher of the EOS.IO blockchain protocol), and AltSchool.

E-commerce payment system

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Stripe provides the technical, fraud prevention, and banking infrastructure required to operate on-line payment systems.
Stripe's Relay feature may look similar to it. Braintree also has a phone support that is available for all customers.

Sequoia Capital

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In May 2011, Stripe received a $2 million investment from venture capitalists Peter Thiel, Sequoia Capital, and Andreessen Horowitz.
Sequoia Capital has invested in over 250 companies since 1972, including Apple, Google, Oracle, PayPal, Stripe, YouTube, Instagram, Yahoo! and WhatsApp.

Internet

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Its software allows individuals and businesses to receive payments over the Internet.

Credit card fraud

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Stripe provides the technical, fraud prevention, and banking infrastructure required to operate on-line payment systems.

Ireland

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Irish entrepreneurs John and Patrick Collison founded Stripe in 2010.

Andreessen Horowitz

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In May 2011, Stripe received a $2 million investment from venture capitalists Peter Thiel, Sequoia Capital, and Andreessen Horowitz.

Task management

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In March 2013, Stripe acquired chat and task-management application Kick-off.

Application programming interface

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Stripe provides APIs that web developers can use to integrate payment processing into their websites and mobile applications.

Web developer

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Stripe provides APIs that web developers can use to integrate payment processing into their websites and mobile applications.

Payment processor

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Stripe provides APIs that web developers can use to integrate payment processing into their websites and mobile applications.

Revenue stream

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The new service operates within the Stripe platform, allowing businesses to manage subscription recurring revenue and invoicing.

Mastercard

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In July 2018, Stripe began a platform for companies to issue Mastercard and Visa credit cards, available in private beta.

Visa Inc.

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In July 2018, Stripe began a platform for companies to issue Mastercard and Visa credit cards, available in private beta.

Payment terminal

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The service offers physical credit card readers designed to work with Stripe.

Software development kit

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Terminal also includes detailed documentation along with SDKs for iOS, Javascript, and one for Android is in development.

IOS

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Terminal also includes detailed documentation along with SDKs for iOS, Javascript, and one for Android is in development.

JavaScript

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Terminal also includes detailed documentation along with SDKs for iOS, Javascript, and one for Android is in development.

Android (operating system)

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Terminal also includes detailed documentation along with SDKs for iOS, Javascript, and one for Android is in development.

E-commerce

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