Tag archive for ‘Max Levchin’
Vered Weiss On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Don Kingsborough Leaves Paypal ‘Frustrated’; Dan Schulman to Take The Helm after Spinoff

Dan Schulman , PayPal   Don Kingsborough has resigned from PayPal after four years “a little frustrated” concerning the speed of the payment platform’s adoption in bricks and mortar stores. While More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Paypal’s Founder Max Levchin on Why Millenials Are Ditching Plastic

On the news that eBay is finally spinning off Paypal, the online payment facilitator’s founder, Max Levchin, is apparently not suffering from empty nest syndrome, but has been hard at work at his More...

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Vered Weiss On Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Max Levchin-Funded TrueAccord Is A Kinder, Gentler Approach to Debt Collection

–   Fears of creditors can cause family problems, anxiety, heart palpitations, a few extra trips to the bar, avoidance of answering the telephone, a numb feeling when logging into one’s More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Max Levchin’s Glow App Gets Thousands of Women Pregnant

Since its launch, the app Glow, developed by Max Levchin, has helped an estimated 25, 000 women get pregnant. The founder of Paypal developed the app to help women track their cycles to find optimal More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Samsung Buys Max Levchin’s SmartThings for an Estimated $200 Million

PayPal co-founder Max Levchin’s SmartThings, a startup that produces a smartphone app which allows its users monitor and control their domestic affairs even when they are out of their home, has been More...

Tibi Singer On Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Max Levchin Looking to Repeat Paypal Success with Affirm

  PayPal co-founder Max Levchin netted a reported $34 million when his brainchild was sold to eBay in 2002 for $1.5 billion. Ever since that day, the sometimes weird whiz kid Levchin, now 39, has More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, July 27th, 2014

Paypal Co-Founder Max Levchin Has a Cure For the App Curious

–   Tired of having friends tell you about the newest apps they’ve discovered or your having to tout yours? Wouldn’t it be easier to just show your friends and neighbors your apps without More...

Albert Hecht On Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Max Levchin pulls Affirm out of the incubator and feeds it $45 million

  Levchin appointed himself as CEO  of Affirm, a payments processing company that he nutrured from birth after raising substantial funding for his new baby. –     – Max Levchin,  More...

Albert Hecht On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Slava Rubin welcomes Sir Richard Branson as a new investor for Indiegogo

– Rubin has also attracted a number of serious industry players as investors in an impromptu funding round as the crowd funding platform continues to consolidate and grow. –   – Slava More...

Stanley Green On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

PayPal Co-Founder Max Levchin : Ernst & Young Winner for 2013 Innovation Award

– Levchin’s entrepreneurial efforts have been recognized by EY, the international professional services company. –   Max Levchin/ Getty – Max Levchin is the recipient of the EY Innovation More...

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