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Watch CNBC's full interview with Affirm CEO Max Levchin

PIMCO's Erin Browne says crypto is 'inappropriate' for retirement. Watch CNBC's full interview with S4 Capital's Martin Sorrell. Two experts on bitcoin volatility, crypto as an investment and more. 3 hours ago. watch now. VIDEO03:31. Invest in Shake Shack, Moderna, P&G or DraftKings? Here's what the Halftime traders say. 4...
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Breaking Affirm Turns to Crypto As Max Levchin Acknowledges Bitcoin

In the latest interview with CNBC, the CEO of the fintech lender Affirm claimed he might have to consider accepting bitcoin (BTC), despite his initial skeptical stance on crypto. The infamous crypto skeptic appears to be warming up to cryptocurrencies, as bitcoin is closer than ever to $50,000. Crossing Over...
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Lightspeed and Max Levchin bet on Balance to bring B2B payments into the digital world

Then you head over to B2B payments … and you recoil in horror as you migrate away from a utopian future of promise to the ruins of an antiquated past. A mash-mash of payment methods from paper checks to wire transfers get sent against invoices, none of which are automatically synchronized across financial information systems. Financing is complicated and offered by a bank through — gasp — an actual phone call. Shudder, because there probably involves a fax machine somewhere in that loop.
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Affirm Is Far From CEO Max Levchin's First Success Story

Max Levchin, whose buy-now-pay-later online payments company Affirm just debuted on the Nasdaq, has played significant roles in many successful startups over the years. His early payments platform, Confinity, merged with Elon Musk’s to create PayPal in 2000. Article continues below advertisement. In 1996, he founded NetMeridian Software, an...
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Affirm CEO Max Levchin on today's IPO and the future of fintech

Affirm, a “buy now pay later” company led by PayPal co-founder and former CEO Max Levchin, went public today at a valuation of nearly $15 billion — and then saw its share price more than double. Axios Re:Cap goes deeper with Levchin, to discuss the IPO, why he believes credit...