This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 18 °C Friday 3 July, 2020


# stripe - Monday 5 February, 2018

The Limerick billionaires behind Stripe are opening a Dublin engineering hub

But one of the Collison brothers has warned about the dangers of the city’s housing crisis.

# stripe - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Patrick Collison: 'There's too much focus on the founders of big tech companies'

Stripe’s chief said it’s ‘unfortunate’ that the inner workings of successful firms are often ignored.

# stripe - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Stripe's Irish co-founder on becoming a billionaire: 'I still live a relatively unchanged life'

John Collison is the world’s youngest self-made billionaire.

# stripe - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Irish tech executives say Trump's travel ban 'makes no sense morally or economically'

Stripe and Intercom are matching public donations made to the American Civil Liberties Union.

# stripe - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

$5 billion Irish-founded company Stripe has just gotten a massive boost from Japan

Stripe is expanding in the Asian market after receiving funding from a Japanese credit card provider.

# stripe - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Ireland's youngest tech billionaires are going on primetime US television

Stripe’s Patrick and John Collison will be on CBS 60 Minutes.

# stripe - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

What the 25-year-old Irish founder of a $5 billion company told the Web Summit

John Collison founded Stripe with brother Patrick in 2011.

# stripe - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

The payments startup founded by two Irish brothers now worth a staggering $5 billion

Even Visa is putting its money into Stripe.

# stripe - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Chinese beer, a Dunnes Stores shock and Stripe’s billions.

# stripe - Saturday 27 December, 2014

A year in red and black ink: 2014's biggest winners and losers from world of business

There was no escaping Michael O’Leary, Irish Water or Apple’s world domination.

# stripe - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

The Interview can now be streamed on Youtube (with a little help from Ireland)

Payments for the US-only rental are being powered by Stripe.

# stripe - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

What's a few billion between brothers? Stripe's valuation doubles to $3.5bn

The e-payments service was set up by the John and Patrick Collison in 2010.

# stripe - Friday 26 September, 2014

Facebook is going to get a 'Buy' button soon, and it's being powered by Stripe

The company, which is designed to make online credit card payments simple for developers, is

# stripe - Monday 8 September, 2014

Twitter uses Stripe partnership to help test out 'Buy' button

The online payments company founded by Limerick brothers John and Patrick Collison will help power Twitter’s new service.

# stripe - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

The CEO of Facebook-owned Oculus VR will be speaking at this year's Web Summit

Limerick-native Patrick Collison, founder and CEO of payments company Stripe, and the co-founder of Paypal, Max Levichin, will also speak at the event, now known as The Summit.

# stripe - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Stripe goes global by letting users get paid in any currency

The company, founded by Limerick brothers John and Patrick Collison, will allow businesses to accept payments from more than 130 different currencies.

# stripe - Monday 3 February, 2014

Twitter could soon let you buy goods directly from tweets

The feature will display goods in both your news feed, similar to how Promoted Tweets are displayed, which users can view and purchase directly.

# stripe - Saturday 25 January, 2014

House prices, cocaine, and the Lotto: The week in numbers

Plus: How many years does Bill Gates think it will be until there are almost no poor countries left in the world?

# stripe - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Explainer: How did Stripe become a $1.75 billion company?

With Stripe raising another $80 million in investment last night, how did the Collison brothers create a $1.75 billion company in the space of three years.

# stripe - Friday 17 January, 2014

Stripe nears deal to bring online payments to Twitter

The online payments company, founded by Limerick brothers John and Patrick Collison, is reportedly close to a deal with Twitter that will allow users to purchase goods on the site.

# stripe - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Column: Why does a tech startup succeed? Here’s the recipe…

Did you know the most promising startup founders in the US are from Limerick? John Gleeson looks at what we can learn from them.

# stripe - Friday 10 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

The 5 at 5: Clashes in Athens; body found during Tit Bonhomme search; a new use for vacant buildings.

Irish brothers' online payment company 'worth $100m' after new investments

Stripe, an up-and-coming rival to PayPal, has reportedly attracted new funding valuing the company at $100 million.

# stripe - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Irish dotcom millionaire brothers net funding for latest web project

Patrick and John Collison have received backing from the founders of PayPal for their latest venture.