“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?”)