• Stripe already valued at $5 billion

    stripeThe online payments start up Stripe Inc. has reportedly raised new funding that will value the company at $5 billion. New investors include Visa Inc. and the venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, these additions sit alongside existing investors Sequoia Capital and American Express. Stripe’s $5 billion dollar valuation is 40% higher than December 2014 when it was valued at $3.6 billion.