If you have ever bought anything on Amazon, subscribed to Spotify or paid for a Lyft ride, you may be surprised to learn that software company Stripe may have processed your payment. Unlike PayPal, the $20 billion startup operates quietly in the background and won’t show up on your credit card bill. In Wired magazine, British journalist Steven Armstrong provides a colorful portrait of the company’s founders and their mission to facilitate e-commerce around the world.
In this summary, you will learn
- How the tech firm Stripe is revolutionizing online payment processing and
- How Stripe is enabling emerging market entrepreneurs to run successful e-commerce businesses.
About the Author
Stephen Armstrong is a freelance journalist based in the United Kingdom.