Stripe Raising Money at a $5bn Valuation Seven Months After Raising at a $3.5bn Valuation

Stripe, a payments startup, is reportedly in talks to raise an undisclosed sum of money at a $5bn valuation.  This comes less than seven months after Stripe announced a $70m round that valued the company at $3.5bn.  Stripe has raised $190m in total capital to date.  Investors in Stripe include Thrive Capital, Sequoia Capital, General Catalyst, Founders Fund and Khosla Ventures.

Stripe is a member of the Triton Research IPO Watchlist, a continuously updating database of companies we expect to either IPO or be acquired.  The current IPO Watchlist is comprised of 106 companies organized by investment theme.