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Billing himself as a "finance nerd," serial entrepreneur Max Levchin decides to take the CEO job at online lending startup Affirm.
Max Levchin, co-founder of PayPal, Stripe, and most recently Glow, has visions for the future of technology that are both incredible and totally out there.
Silicon Valley all-star Max Levchin launches Affirm, a startup focusing on making one-click payments from smartphones.
The PayPal co-founder says new CEO Melissa Mayer's inspiring move to Yahoo was just one factor of a few that helped him make his decision.
The company injects some Silicon Valley firepower into its board with the addition of Levchin. His arrival coincides with the departure of CEOs from the Weather Channeland Intuit.
Glow, the app founded by Max Levchin that helps women trying to conceive, announces a partnership with popular app MyFitnessPal to try to increase the odds of conception.
Their book damning U.S. innovation isn't out yet, but we get a preview at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference.
"Having babies is a moral imperative for the human race. What's been missing for people who can't is data and financial arbitrage," says Glow founder Max Levchin.
Max Levchin walks away from the Web giant only a year after Google bought his company, Slide. Now Google plans to shutter Slide applications, including the just-launched Photovine picture-sharing service.
Search giant indicates in blog post that the buy will be used to help make existing Google products more "social." Slide founder Max Levchin and team will join Google.