Affirm is a financial technology services company, offering installment loans to consumers at the point of sale. The Company's aim is to improve the banking industry to be more accountable and accessible to consumers. Affirm lets shoppers pay for purchases across multiple months with transparent, fairly-priced fees built into every payment, and increases conversion and basket size for e-tailers at less than the cost of credit cards.

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HQSan Francisco, US
Size (employees)508 (est)+2%
Affirm was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Affirm

Max Levchin

Max Levchin

Co-Founder & CEO
Libor Michalek

Libor Michalek

Huey Lin

Huey Lin

Jack Chou

Jack Chou

Head of Product
Sandeep Bhandari

Sandeep Bhandari

Chief Strategy & Risk Officer
Rob Pfeifer

Rob Pfeifer

Chief Revenue Officer
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Affirm Office Locations

Affirm has offices in San Francisco and Sioux Falls
San Francisco, US (HQ)
225 Bush St
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Affirm Financials and Metrics

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Affirm total Funding

$720 m

Affirm latest funding size

$200 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Affirm investors

Affirm's latest funding round in December 2017 was reported to be $200 m. In total, Affirm has raised $720 m. Affirm's latest valuation is reported to be $1.8 b.
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Affirm Revenue

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Affirm Operating Metrics

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Human Capital Metrics

Affirm's employees are reported to be approximately 30% female and 70% male.
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Affirm News and Updates

TickPick Announces Affirm Partnership, Expands Payment Options at Checkout

NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TickPick, the no-fee ticket marketplace that is transforming the industry, announced today a partnership with Affirm, the company founded by entrepreneur Max Levchin to provide fair and honest alternatives to traditional credit. This new payment...

Lending startup Affirm to open Pittsburgh office, with plans to hire 500 people in 5 years

Affirm, reportedly valued at nearly $2 billion, will hire for primarily operational and back-office roles in its new Pittsburgh office.

Square takes on Affirm with point-of-sale installment loans

The Jack Dorsey-led company is further expanding into products that serve consumers directly. Shoppers who buy big-ticket items from Square merchants will now have the option to pay via installment loans, the company said today. Square will offer the point-of-sale loans for amounts between $250 and…

Gerawan Applauds the California Supreme Court's Decision to Affirm the Right of Farmworkers to Have Their Votes Counted

FRESNO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Supreme Court yesterday unanimously rejected a bid by the United Farm Workers of America (UFW) and the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) to overturn a court order directing the ALRB to count the ballots in...

Lowe’s Ventures backs Moved, a startup that makes moving less stressful

Adam Pittenger knows that moving is tough — after all, he said he’s moved eight times in the past seven years. Pittenger said that there are several reasons why the process can be stressful, like the fact that most people aren’t experts on moving, since they don’t do it as often as him (seriously, e…

Max Levchin Has a Choice Response to Critics--but It Might Not Be One to Replicate

The entrepreneur had some instructive remarks for anyone interested in combating criticism.
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Affirm Company Life and Culture

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Affirm Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Affirm founded?

    Affirm was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Affirm key executives?

    Affirm's key executives are Max Levchin, Libor Michalek and Huey Lin.

  • How many employees does Affirm have?

    Affirm has 508 employees.

  • Who are Affirm competitors?

    Competitors of Affirm include LendUp, RateSetter and Earnest.

  • Where is Affirm headquarters?

    Affirm headquarters is located at 225 Bush St, San Francisco.

  • Where are Affirm offices?

    Affirm has offices in San Francisco and Sioux Falls.

  • How many offices does Affirm have?

    Affirm has 2 offices.