Success! How I Did It is a podcast from Business Insider that offers revealing conversations with today’s most inspiring business, sports, entertainment, and government leaders. In August, host Alyson Shontell sat down with PayPal CEO Dan Shulman to discuss how he went from a $14,000 salary to running 3 public companies. Continue reading “Discover How PayPal CEO Dan Shulman Uses Martial Arts To Combat Financial Exclusion”
Patrick and John Collison are accustomed to pushing the limits and living life at the forefront. At 16, Patrick won the Young Scientist Exhibition in Dublin. By 19, John earned the highest score ever on the Irish Leaving Certificate examination. Each would tinker with business ideas until 2010, when the brothers grew tired of the inefficiencies in online payment systems. They spent six months ideating and prototyping before securing initial seed funding from Y Combinator to launch Stripe, a powerful online payments company. The next year, they raised $2 million from the likes of Peter Theil, Elon Musk, Sequoia, and Andreessen Horowitz and the rest was history… Continue reading “This 26 Year Old Billionaire Makes Online Payments Effortless At Stripe”
Tired of waiting to get the bartender’s attention when you’re trying to close out your tab? Or even worse, hate waking up in the morning after a late night out, only to discover that you accidentally left your credit card at the bar?
So is the team at Rooam, the app that lets you to take control of your night by opening, paying, and closing your tab directly from your mobile phone. Continue reading “Never Worry About Leaving Your Credit Card At The Bar Again With Rooam”
In 1993, Stanford Engineering lecturer Tom Kosnik invited a startup founder to Stanford University to discuss his entrepreneurial journey with a small group of Stanford students. Over the next 20 years this simple, yet powerful, experience grew into an official Management Science & Engineering course for thousands of Stanford students, and a popular series for hundreds of thousands of students, faculty and aspiring entrepreneurs around the world. Continue reading “How Jack Dorsey Built One Of The Greatest Payments Companies Ever”
Chances are you’ve heard of Venmo, the mobile app that makes it easier to split your bill at lunch, pay back your friend for a cab, or settle up with a roommate for rent. Today, Venmo boasts over 200 million users and facilitates over $1 billion in transactions each month. Continue reading “Three Keys To The Success Of Venmo”