John Collison is president and co-founder of Stripe, the online payments company that is expanding internet commerce by making it easyto process transactions from anywhere.
John and his brother Patrick Collison started Stripe in 2010 while John was studying physics at Harvard. Their goal was to make accepting payments online simpler and more inclusive, after learning firsthand how difficult it was. Today, the 100+ person (and growing) Stripe team powers online businesses around the world.
Prior to Stripe, John co-founded Auctomatic, which was acquired by Live Current Media in March 2008. Originally from Limerick, Ireland, John lives in San Francisco, California, where Stripe is based.
|Apr, 2016||Castle||$2M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2016||Intercom||$50M / Series C||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2014||Fieldbook||$725k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2014||Abacus Labs||$3.5M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2014||Slack||$42.75M / Series C||Personal Investment|
|Feb, 2014||Ambition, Inc||undisclosed amount / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2014||Cruise||$4.3M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jul 25, 2016||Times of India - Sitemap - Payments co Stripe makes 1st India hire|
|Jul 8, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Apple and Google want to control your wallet -- but PayPal has a secret weapon|
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|Jun 19, 2016||WSJ - ATD - How Technology Is Changing the Landscape for CFOs|
|Apr 13, 2016||RudeBaguette - 5 lessons from Intercom about product development for French entrepreneurs|
|Apr 7, 2016||PE HUB - Index leads $50 mln funding round for Intercom|
|Apr 1, 2016||Ad Age - Last Chance for Tickets: Ad Age Digital Conference Is April 5-6|
|Mar 18, 2016||Re/code - Payments Startup Stripe to Help Cuban Internet Startups Set Up Shop in the U.S.|