2 min read · From 2018 · Close to three quarters of all the adults on earth now have a smartphone, and most of the rest will get one in the next few years. However, the use of this connectivity is still only just beginning. Ecommerce is still only a small fraction of retail spending, and many other areas that will be transf
3 min read · Jul 1st · In the past five years, over 20,000 businesses have started with Stripe Atlas and have generated over $3 billion in revenue. We surveyed 1,000 founders—here’s what we found.
In 2016, we launched Stripe Atlas to help founders turn their ideas into startups, and in turn, collectively grow the GDP of the internet. Since then, over 20,000 businesses have started with Atlas and have generated over $3 billion in revenue.
In total, Stripe Atlas businesses employ 99,000 people today and they’re hiring over 120,000 new employees within the next 12 months
7 min read · Sep 7th · Francophone Africa has its first unicorn, and if you’ve been following tech on the continent, you will be very unsurprised to hear that it’s coming from the world of fintech. Wave, a U.S. and Senegal…
4 min read · Sep 21st · PayPal has been talking about its “super app” plans for some time, having recently told investors its upcoming digital wallet and payments app had been given a go for launch. Today, the first version…
3 min read · Sep 16th · Whatnot, a live streaming shopping platform for collectors to buy and sell things like rare Pokémon cards and Funko Pops, has closed a $150M Series C — its third round of fundraising in 2021 alone.…