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Square is turning informal, cash transactions, like you would do with a taco truck, into card swipes. Stripe is more for the Internet, it’s focused on the kinds of transactions that weren’t possible years ago. We think about how you would buy things from a mobile phone, crowd-funding, how should that work.
With PayPal, you have to send people over to their website… whereas with Stripe, we offer a way to integrate payments into the website, on the website or into a mobile app. That is what all the best businesses care about, so we make it very easy, very fast, very simple and very cheap to do this.
Stripe was very much the product of our past experiences.
I don’t judge anyone of any stripe by what they read. Reading is always good for you. It’s a positive act.
I believe very firmly that gay people of every stripe and age should be role models for all children, and that means interacting with them.
It’s easy to talk to people over the Web, but it’s not very easy to trigger transactions. That’s the thing we set out to fix with Stripe.
There is a higher degree of operational excellence and rigor demanded of Stripe than of most companies.
I think that Stripe generally is comprised of the kind of people who believe in technology or are kind of optimistic about its effect and want to have whatever future it’s leading to happen.
The commonly accepted definition of terrorism is that it is politically motivated violence directed at civilians by entities other than a state. These kind of attacks can come from the far right, the far left, racists of every stripe, as well as jihadists.
The separation of audience into tribes preferring to reinforce their own views with media of similar ideological stripe makes true debate impossible.
It’s clear that health care is a concern for people all across the country regardless of their political stripe or where they live.
We hired extremely slowly at the beginning. It took us a year to get to four people. It’s hard to hire as a very small company, and we wanted to make sure we found people who cared a lot about what Stripe was doing.
The part of Stripe that I’ve always found most interesting is the idea of facilitating new commerce that wouldn’t otherwise happen. Payouts is turning out to be a big part of that. These new networks are efficient, intelligent replacements for offline behemoths.
I started Stripe with my brother John Collison while we were in school together. We first started off building iPhone apps together and using the money we made from them to pay our tuition.
Every red stripe in that flag represents the black man’s blood that has been shed.
There’s probably a bunch of Power Stripe floating through the Def Jam offices right now.
With Stripe, people who previously operated online or offline in a very limited capacity now have all the tools to work like a real online business. That’s a very valuable thing.
I don’t have the activist temperament. I like listening to divergent points of view and hearing people out. I like getting along. I even like being liked, although activists of any stripe should get rid of that handicap at the outset.
Amazon Web Services for payments is an apt description of Stripe.
I remember one time in my junior year, in my art class, our teacher had us doing, like, finger paints, and I went and put a stripe on a girl’s shirt, and it turned into a big paint fight. Paint all over the walls, all over everybody. It was pretty fun.
I never met a stripe I didn’t like.
As long as the Internet economy continues to grow, Stripe will continue to grow.
Our initial idea with Stripe was that for people like us – those building apps and websites – it was incredibly difficult to take payments. So with an open mind, and maybe a useful lack of knowledge about the industry, we started building a payment product.
Our idea with starting Stripe was to build better payments technology for people building things on the web.
For Stripe, being inventive is just about applying the right solutions from other areas.
There’s nothing in the middle of the road but a yellow stripe and dead armadillos.
Auctomatic was a compressed start-up experience, going from start to launch to acquisition in under a year. We spent a long time building the product before getting our first customer, whereas with Stripe we made sure we had paying customers from the very start.
When a country doesn’t have a good economic infrastructure, that harms the country. With Stripe, the idea is that by providing better infrastructure, by linking the Internet economically, by making it easier for these online businesses to exist, it’ll make the web better.
Our goal definitely isn’t to sell Stripe.
I so often doubt how much people on television believe what they’re saying. They’re playing roles for think tanks or political parties or shills of whatever stripe.
Part of Stripe’s vision is linking people better on the web.
Stripe makes it easy for anyone, be it an individual or a small business or a large business, to accept credit card payments on the Internet. We want to give control to the user or the business to define what the experience looks like. We work on a website or a mobile app, or whatever between that.
I got the most surprising reaction was when I had bleached blonde hair with a black stripe at the bottom – all of the ends were black. That one got the most attention – good and bad.