Fireside chat with John Collison, co-founder of Stripe
Come join us for a fireside chat with John Collison, Stripe co-founder, and Vinnie Lauria, founding partner at Golden Gate Ventures. They will talk about the early days of Stripe, international expansion, and discuss some of the most exciting businesses online today and what makes them successful.
Stripe processes billions of dollars a year for some of the most successful companies and marketplaces on the internet, making it easier than ever to accept payments and manage an online business. From startups to publicly traded companies, Stripe powers the sharing economy, the most advanced mobile applications and global software services. Web and mobile businesses using Stripe include Instacart, Kickstarter, HubSpot, Lyft, Squarespace, Heroku, Shopify, The Guardian, Optimizely and many more of the fastest growing businesses in the world.
About General Assembly:
At General Assembly, we are creating a global community of individuals empowered to pursue work they love, by offering full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century – from web development and user experience design, to business fundamentals, to data science, to product management and digital marketing.
Established in early 2011 as an innovative community in New York City for entrepreneurs and startup companies, General Assembly is an educational institution that transforms thinkers into creators through education in technology, business and design at fourteen campuses across four continents.
About Vinnie Lauria:
Vinnie Lauria is an entrepreneur turned venture capitalist. He is the founding partner of Golden Gate Ventures, a VC firm in Southeast Asia with over 20 investments to date. Previously, he co-founded Lefora (acquired by CrowdGather, Inc.), a forum hosting service for over 100,000 communities on the web.