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How to Build a $1 Billion Business: 12 Secrets From the World’s Most Successful Startups

By Emily Bauer Every startup founder dreams of becoming the next unicorn. But what separates the dreamers from the achievers? What does it really take to reach a $1 billion valuation? Unfortunately, there’s no shortcut or magic formula for creating a $1 billion startup pipeline. There are, however, unicorn founders you can look to for …

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Stripe is Now Making it Possible for Businesses to Issue Their Own Credit Cards

Stripe has just revealed that it will be offering businesses the capacity to make their own credit cards. The online payments company also announced that they will be using Mastercard and Visa as the operating networks for their new service, aptly called “Stripe Issuing.” The company explained that the service is “an API for creating …

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Stripe’s New Subscription-Billing Service is Making it Even Easier for Online Businesses to Get Paid

A lot of transactions and payment services are now being done online—from subscribing to streaming services like Netflix, to ordering food or buying clothes. This has led to a need for tools that will let companies, particularly small businesses, get paid. Stripe is stepping up to meet these demands with Stripe Billing. This subscription-billing service …

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Stripe Announces That it Will Stop Accepting Bitcoin in April

Stripe, the Ireland-based payment platform, seems to be backtracking on its previously enthusiastic stance on cryptocurrencies as a mode of payment. In a statement issued January 23, the company announced that it is winding down support for Bitcoin and plans to ditch the cryptocurrency. The announcement was made by Stripe product manager Tom Karlo in …

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