Stripe is an Irish technology company that focuses on providing the technical, fraud prevention, and banking infrastructure required to operate on-line payment systems.
Stripe was founded in 2010 by Irish entrepreneurs John and Patrick Collison. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California with operations in over 25 countries.
Stripe began as a start-up called /dev/payments. The name resulted in misspellings and confusion to those outside the company, so the company renamed itself Stripe.
Stripe has Total amount of $440M in Funding from 8 Rounds. The company has their last funding of $150M raised in their Series B on Nov 25, 2016 from General Catalyst, CapitalG & 1 other investor. Stripe's Lead investors are Sequoia Capital, Y Combinator, General Catalyst, Founders Fund, Thrive Capital & CapitalG.
Stripe has acquired Payable, Indie Hackers, Kickoff, RunKit, TOTEMS & Teapot. The company has also made investments to Monzo & Stellar, £71M & £M respectively.