Stripe changed all that by giving developers a quick and reliable way to set up payments. As a result, they built an army of champions for their product, effectively bypassing middle management.
Today, major companies like Shopify, Lyft, Slack, Instacart, Zoom and Salesforce power their online payments via Stripe.
Stripe doesn’t publicize their numbers but the Collison brothers have said they process “billions of dollars on behalf of their customers annually.” 😲
Another Y Combinator startup, Segment, has turned several lines of codes into billions. If you’re interested in hearing that story subscribe to our newsletter and let me know!
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