Borja Santos leads growth at Stripe for Spain and Portugal. He has 10 years of experience supporting startups start and scale their online business, especially with regards to mobile, e-commerce and online payments. He has an MBA in Business and Marketing from IESE Business School.
- 22 Wednesday 13:00 – 13:15 Session II: Transactional Payments Services –
Platforms: the quiet revolution changing the face of the Spanish economy
The Spanish economy is evolving like never before, thanks to a new generation of Spanish entrepreneurs building services to solve every day problems. Car rental, food delivery, laundry, professional services… are being handled one after the other by technology platforms bringing merchants and customers together. Marketplaces, on-demand applications, sharing economy platforms… all have in common a new business model that is gaining momentum in the online world, and an incredible ability to scale internationally thanks to foundations like Stripe.
Stripe is a technology platform that developers use to build internet businesses. Hundreds of thousands of companies — ranging from startups to Fortune 500’s — rely on Stripe’s software tools to accept payments, expand globally, and create new revenue streams. Stripe has been at the forefront of expanding internet commerce, powering new business models, and supporting the latest platforms, from marketplaces to social commerce.
Stripe has received around $450 million in funding to date from investors including Sequoia Capital, General Catalyst, Capital G, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Visa, American Express, and PayPal founders Peter Thiel, Max Levchin, and Elon Musk.
For more about Stripe, please visit https://stripe.com/press