The week in business

A look behind the stories with Róisín Burke

4th December, 2016
The week in business
Patrick and John Collison’s plans for Havana may yet run into trouble

They have been dubbed “tech’s youngest self made billionaires” following the $9.2 billion valuation attached to their payment company’s latest fundraising drive. Yes, Limerick-born Patrick and John Collison have certainly been having a moment following that big news last week. (And as we all know, multibillion tech valuations are rock solid, aren’t they?)

It is unconfirmed by Stripe, the Silicon Valley company they founded, but it is believed...

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