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The ‘PayPal Mafia’ formed in the early 2000s, and includes everyone from Elon Musk to the Yelp founders. Here’s where the original members have ended up.

Since working at PayPal in the early 2000s, these 23 entrepreneurs have all gone on to impact Silicon Valley and the startup world by founding companies and backing new ventures. Known for their entrepreneurial mindset and anti-establishment attitude, this elite group is known as the “PayPal Mafia.” Some are household…

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Ireland turns its ‘startups’ into the EU against Brexit (which does not arrive)

The old tobacco factory in Mullingar smoked Ireland and part of Europe for half a century. Owned by the Imperial Tobacco Group, a former British monopoly with Victorian airs, those ships were a hotbed of machines that made cigarettes and packaged them. Today the facilities are the headquarters of a…

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Facebook cryptography project is supported by many well known brands

Lately, the Internet has been full of news about the next Facebook cryptocurrency project. So, what would it take to further increase the expectations for Facebook’s crypto project? Well, it seems that a partnership with Uber, PayPal, Mastercard and Visa is the solution. Facebook is associated with Uber, PayPal, Visa…

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Mexico: Amazon, Facebook and Google want to take advantage of payment systems under the Fintech law

In Mexico, giant entrepreneurs such as Amazon, Facebook and Google, approached the National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV) to seek authorizations in terms of payment systems under the Fintech Law. This was reported by Forbes Mexico, on March 29. The article quoted the president of the CNBV, Adalberto Palma, who…

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Facebook considers adding payment option in Whatsapp Business for Latin America

Among the most interesting features of this app, are automated responses and order statistics. It is oriented to micro, small and medium enterprises, which do not have such intensive communication needs. Facebook considers enabling the option to make payments through WhatsApp Business, the business version of its popular instant messaging…

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US investigates Twitter, Facebook and Google for unfair competition

Mobile phone with Facebook and Twitter applications among others. The US says it is reviewing how technology companies have gained power in the market and if they have engaged in practices that harm competition The US Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it has opened an investigation into the business…

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