Stripe was most recently valued at $35 billion as it raised $250 million in its last round of funding. Clearly, these guys know scale. It has grown into a payments behemoth from being a small startup, and in this video CEO & co-founder Patrick Collison offers lessons learnt in scaling over the years.
Some talking points:
Be more generous to your employees than your investors.
It’s more expensive to have a bad hire than to pass on a good one.
‘The first ten people we hired had all started a company in the past.’