Max Levchin (Affirm, PayPal)

Alley powered by Verizon - 119 W 24th St, Fl 2 New York, 10011 New York City
Thu, Oct 4, 2018, 6:30 PM (EDT)

About this event

Max Levchin is the founder and CEO of Affirm, a financial services technology company, co-founder and Chairman of Glow, a data-driven fertility company, and co-founder and general partner at SciFi VC, a private venture capital firm. All three companies were created and launched from his San Francisco based innovation lab, HVF (Hard, Valuable, Fun). 

Max was one of the original co-founders of PayPal where he served as the CTO until its acquisition by eBay in 2002. In 2002, he was named to the Technology Review TR100 as one of the top 100 innovators in the world as well as Innovator of the Year. 

In 2004, he founded Slide, a personal media-sharing service for social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook, which he sold to Google in August 2010. Also in 2004, he helped start Yelp, where he was the first investor in and Chairman of the Board from 2004 until 2015. 

He has served on several boards such as Yahoo!, Yelp, Evernote.

Max is a serial entrepreneur, computer scientist, philanthropist and active investor in more than 100 startups.

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When

Thursday, Oct 4
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)

Where

Alley powered by Verizon
119 W 24th St, Fl 2 New York10011

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