‘They told me Stripe couldn’t and wouldn’t work’
Collisons’ payments firm is now worth $5 billion
Patrick Collison, the young Irish co-founder of Stripe, has said many people told him an online payments company “wouldn’t and couldn’t work”.
In an interview with Forbes magazine last week, Collison revealed that he had faced a lot of pushback when he first started developing his idea for the now $5 billion business.
“People in general aren’t that rigorous in their thinking. Things that are substantially different to how the...
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