- December 1, 1998
- San Jose, CA
- PayPal is an online payment gateway providing users a method to pay and get paid across the internet.
- Ken Howery, Luke Nosek, Max Levchin, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel
- Payments, P2P Money Transfer, E-Commerce, Databases, Finance
PayPal enables users to make money transactions for products purchased online anywhere at any time. All payments and transactions could be carried out through credit cards, bank accounts, PayPal Smart Connect or account balances, without sharing financial information.
PayPal has quickly become a global leader in online payment solutions with more than 153 million accounts worldwide. Available in 190 markets and 24 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global ecommerce by making payments possible across different locations, currencies, and languages.
PayPal has received more than 20 awards for excellence from the internet industry and the business community -most recently the 2006 Webby Award for Best Financial Services Site and the 2006 Webby People's Voice Award for Best Financial Services Site. Located in San Jose, California, PayPal was founded in 1998 and was acquired by eBay in 2002.
Current Team (35)Update
Director, global strategy
VP & General Manager, Global Gredit
Head of Consumer Products
Chief Technology Officer
Director, Software Engineering
Sr. Product Manager
Consumer Business Development
VP & General Manager of SMB Lending
Past Team (151)Update
Director, Head Global Core Payments LatAm
2009 - Jan, 2011
Dec, 2006 - Jul, 2008
2008 - Jan, 2011
Lead Data Scientist
2012 - Jan, 2014
Director of Information Risk and Security
Sep, 1999 - Nov, 2000
MBA Intern, Mobile Product Strategy
2010 - Jan, 2010
Funding Rounds (5) - $197MUpdate
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