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Stripe is a technology company providing online payment processing for internet businesses. It offers a platform that delivers payment acceptance, POS integration, fraud prevention, invoicing and subscription management, and multi-party payments capabilities. The company also delivers financial services, including corporate cards and financing.
TypePrivate
Founded2010
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websitestripe.com
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureB+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)3,233(+5%)
Revenue (Y, 2017)$1.5 B(+234%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Stripe

Patrick Collison

Patrick Collison

Co-Founder & CEO
John Collison

John Collison

President & Co-Founder
Claire Hughes Johnson

Claire Hughes Johnson

Chief Operating Officer
William Alvarado

William Alvarado

Chief Business Officer
David Singleton

David Singleton

Chief Technology Officer
William Gaybrick

William Gaybrick

Chief Product Officer, Head of Payments
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Stripe Office Locations

Stripe has offices in San Francisco, Chicago, New York City, Seattle and in 12 other locations
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
510 Townsend St, San Francisco
Chicago, IL, US
515 N State St
New York City, NY, US
11 Park Pl, Staten Island
Seattle, WA, US
920 5th Ave
Melbourne, AU
222 Exhibition St
São Paulo, BR
Av. Paulista, 1374 - Vila Nunes
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Stripe Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2010

Stripe total Funding

$1.7 b

Stripe latest funding size

$600 m

Time since last funding

9 months ago

Stripe investors

Stripe's latest funding round in April 2020 was reported to be $600 m. In total, Stripe has raised $1.7 b. Stripe's latest valuation is reported to be $36 b.
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Stripe Revenue

Stripe's revenue was reported to be $1.50 b in Y, 2017
USD

Revenue (Y, 2017)

1.5b

Market valuation

36.0b
USDY, 2015EY, 2017E

Revenue

450.0m1.5b
USDY, 2015

Revenue/Employee

1.8m
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Stripe Operating Metrics

Stripe's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 100 k in Feb, 2018.
Sep, 2015Y, 2015Y, 2017Feb, 2018Dec, 2018Feb, 2019Aug, 2019

Total Payment Volume

$20 b$50 b

Countries

21 23 25 26 25 34

Enterprise Customers

100 k

Platform Partners

384
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Stripe Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PaystackOctober 15, 2020$200 m
Touchtech PaymentsApril 15, 2019
IndexMarch 08, 2018
PayableJuly 26, 2017
Indie HackersApril 11, 2017
TeapotOctober 25, 2016
RunKitSeptember 13, 2016
TOTEMSFebruary 15, 2015
KickoffMarch 12, 2013
Tiempo Labs, Inc.

Stripe Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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Stripe Online and Social Media Presence

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Stripe Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B+

    80/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    89/100

  • Compensation

    C

    68/100

  • Diversity

    B

    79/100

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Stripe News and Updates

CES 2021: Stripe and Plaid reveal Covid-19 ‘pressed fast forward’ on digital payments acceptance

As Andrew B. Morris from The Fintech Agenda, LLC highlights at CES 2021, the dark clouds of Covid-19 had a silver lining for the fintech industry. Unicorns Stripe and Plaid supported the global shift to a contactless economy, helping businesses deliver products and services to consumers who had coll…

Leaked email: Shannon Brayton is joining Stripe as global head of communications

Summary List PlacementOnline-payments platform Stripe has hired a new head of communications. The unicorn startup has been without a global head of communications since Kelly Sims left the company in October, 2019, after six years at the company.In an email leaked to Insider about the announcement…

Stripe Joins Shopify, GoFundMe And Other Businesses In Cutting Ties With Trump Campaign

The payment processor joins several other e-commerce platforms that have kicked off the President’s campaign and his supporters for promoting violence.

Stripe has reportedly stopped processing Trump campaign donations after the riots in the Capitol, arguing that the campaign encourages violence

Summary List PlacementFintech Stripe will stop processing online donations to President Donald Trump's campaign, sources close to the matter told the Wall Street Journal Monday. Stripe had made the decision because the campaign violated its policies against encouraging violence, the sources said. …

Stripe cuts ties with Trump

Stripe has cut off the processing of payments for Donald Trump's campaigning Website amid wildspread condemnation of the outgoing President's role in stoking up mob violence on Capitol Hill.

Stripe reportedly joins the tech platforms booting President Trump from their services

It might be easier at this point to ask which tech platforms President Donald Trump can still use. Payment-processing company Stripe is the latest tech company to kick Donald Trump off of its platform, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. That means the president’s campaign website and …
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Stripe Blogs

Stripe’s payments APIs: the first ten years

A few years ago, Bloomberg Businessweek published a feature story on Stripe. Four words spanned the center of the cover: “seven lines of code,” suggesting that’s all it took for a business to power payments on Stripe. The assertion was bold—and became a theme and meme for us. To this day, it’s not…

More ways for Connect platforms to move money within Canada

More ways for Connect platforms to move money within Canada—You can now use separate charges and transfers and account debits with your Express and Custom connected accounts.

Introducing Stripe Treasury

Introducing Stripe Treasury—Banking-as-a-service for software platforms, built in partnership with the world’s leading banks. Embed interest-earning accounts, bill pay, ACH and wire transfers, and provide your customers faster access to revenue directly in your platform. Request an invite

Stripe Capital is now available for platforms

Stripe Capital is now available for platforms—Connect platforms with US-based customers can leverage our lending API to provide their customers with access to fast and flexible financing. Learn more

European payment methods available worldwide in minutes, not months

A great promise of the internet is to eliminate the impact of physical distance on our lives. But 35+ years after the internet’s founding, selling cross-border remains shockingly difficult. Why? Online commerce is fragmented. The top 50 ecommerce markets have over 75 popular payment methods—includi…

Introducing new tools for managing fraud workflows in Radar for Fraud Teams

Introducing new tools for managing fraud workflows in Radar for Fraud Teams Radar for Fraud Teams helps you better manage fraud with tools to get more insight into fraud signals for each transaction, help predict disputes you’re likely to win, and assign review owners. Read the docs or get s…
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Stripe Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Stripe founded?

    Stripe was founded in 2010.

  • Who are Stripe key executives?

    Stripe's key executives are Patrick Collison, John Collison and Claire Hughes Johnson.

  • How many employees does Stripe have?

    Stripe has 3,233 employees.

  • What is Stripe revenue?

    Latest Stripe annual revenue is $1.5 b.

  • What is Stripe revenue per employee?

    Latest Stripe revenue per employee is $464 k.

  • Who are Stripe competitors?

    Competitors of Stripe include CyberSource, Adyen and WePay.

  • Where is Stripe headquarters?

    Stripe headquarters is located at 510 Townsend St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Stripe offices?

    Stripe has offices in San Francisco, Chicago, New York City, Seattle and in 12 other locations.

  • How many offices does Stripe have?

    Stripe has 16 offices.