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Paypal founder raises $100 mn for new payments startup

Affirm, a startup led by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, said Thursday it secured $100 million in financing to expand its consumer lending business that aims to disrupt the credit card industry.
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Image Credit: Max Levchin At this year's Exponential Finance conference hosted by Singularity University in New York, I had the opportunity to talk with Max Levchin, founder of Affirm, a fin-tech startup that offers consumers credit...

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‘Affirm’ is PayPal cofounder Max Levchin’s second take on online commerce — and it just raised $45M

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Max Levchin, who put his name on the map as a cofounder of PayPal, is turning his attention to new payments startup Affirm. Today, Affirm announced that it secured $45 million in funding and have already grown to a team …

PayPal co-founder Max Levchin is stepping up as CEO of Affirm after "quietly" raising $45 million.

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PayPal co-founder Max Levchin is stepping up as CEO of Affirm after "quietly" raising $45 million. The startup's goal? Lending money online, with rates not based on borrower's credit scores, but information from their social media p...


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