Online sales is big business; in 2020 alone, US e-commerce grew by 44 percent, accounting for 21.3 percent of total American retail sales for the period.
In other words, there’s a lot of money in money.
It’s something Patrick and John Collison (32 and 30) know well. The Irish entrepreneurs founded Stripe in 2010 after receiving $2 million worth of investment from some of the biggest names in tech.
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