Raised $2.23B in 11 rounds; last round, Series H in March 2021 for $600M raised post-valuation to $95B key investors: General Catalyst Partners, Capital G, Sequoia Capital, Peter Thiel, and Elon Musk; [In a secondary transaction in Jun 2021, undisclosed investors sold a stake in the company to The Players' Impact, Shopify, CapitalG, Silver Lake, HOF Capital, Sequoia Capital, and Aliya Capital Partners for $1B at $152B post valuation]
Stripe is a software platform for starting and running internet businesses. Millions of businesses rely on Stripe’s software tools to accept payments, expand globally, and manage their businesses online. Stripe has been at the forefront of expanding internet commerce, powering new business models, and supporting the latest platforms, from marketplaces to mobile commerce sites. We believe that growing the GDP of the internet is a problem rooted in code and design, not finance. Stripe is built for developers, makers, and creators. We work on solving the hard technical problems necessary to build global economic infrastructure—from designing highly reliable systems to developing advanced machine learning algorithms to prevent fraud.