The Stars of Stripe

“They have the advantage of coming to California without being tainted and polluted by what’s in the water supply and air of Silicon Valley. They’re more humble and well-rounded. There’s such an improbability to their story—that these brothers from a little village would come to build what could well be one of the most important companies on the internet.” If you’ve bought something on the internet today, there’s a decent chance you used Stripe. And for that, you can thank the Collision Brothers. Ashley Vance with an entertaining look at how two brothers turned seven lines of code into a $9.2 billion startup. (If I did this, my dad would say, “So vhy didn’t you write an eighth line of code?”)

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