Tag: Stripe

Capture the Stripe Flag

Stripe Blog. Oh my gosh this is too awesome! I’m not sure if anyone else will remember, but these ‘hacker’ challenges used to be quite popular and I can’t explain how excited I am to have another one to play around with. Unfortunately it looks like a ton of other people are just as excited […]

Posted: February 23, 2012

Inside Stripe, The PayPal Competitor Backed By PayPal

Inside Stripe, The PayPal Competitor Backed By PayPal Founders Peter Thiel, Elon Musk | Fast Company. Speaking of Stripe, this is a neat look into what goes on behind the scenes. Admittedly I wasn’t familiar with the story behind the founders, two brothers with the familiar story of dropping out of Harvard and MIT to […]

Posted: February 02, 2012

Webhooks in Stripe

Stripe Blog. Stripe is killing it. I love every single thing they’ve done and plan on suggesting them heavily to clients from here on out. The opportunities offered with the new Webhooks are super awesome.

Posted: February 02, 2012

Schlep Blindness

Schlep Blindness. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been discouraged that I didn’t think of an idea first. Things, once in front of your face, seem so obvious. We ask ourselves “why didn’t I think of that?!” and the fact of the matter is: we leave well enough alone. We all hate PayPal, […]

Posted: January 16, 2012

Google Checkout Transitioning to Google Wallet

Google Checkout Transitioning to Google Wallet – Wallet Help. PayPal has it’s pros and cons, but Google’s flopping of products basically forever has prevented me from suggesting it’s use to clients. This makes me glad I did that. I’m putting some hope into Stripe.

Posted: November 18, 2011