“Prominent investors, including PayPal co-founders Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, and Max Levchin, Sequoia Capital’s Mike Moritz, and other top investors in the payments space back the company.”
Stripe is the Payment System Under the Hood at Lots of Your Favorite Sites and Apps [7×7]

“We want to make it as easy to buy stock in a company as it is to buy a book from Amazon”
Apple takes a shine to Loyal3’s investing platform [Biz Times]

“Huldi has a long history with the Starwood hotel group, starting out in 1991 in the food and beverage department at the Sheraton Mirage Resort in Australia.”
Roger Huldi returns to W San Francisco [Biz Times]

“Mark Pincus requested the board lower his annual salary to $1, Zynga noted in a regulatory filing, and he won’t receive any cash bonuses or equity awards this year.”
Zynga CEO Pincus to make $1 as other execs get big bonuses [CNet]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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