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.’

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