Mr Max Levchin


KANDO id: 287988


An angel investor, serial entrepreneur, and co-founder of PayPal, Max Levchin currently serves as Founder & CEO of Affirm, a company founded with a goal to create honest financial products and services that empower consumers and improve lives. In addition to Affirm, Max is president of HVF Labs, chairman of Glow, and an advisory board member of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In 1998, soon after graduating from college, he co-founded (with Peter Thiel) the company that eventually became PayPal. Levchin notably made contributions to PayPal’s anti-fraud efforts and is also the co-creator of the Gausebeck-Levchin test, one of the first commercial implementations of a CAPTCHA challenge response human test. He was an early investor in Yelp, a local-search service powered by crowd-sourced review forum and served on the Board of Yahoo, prior to it’s acquisition.


Affirm Inc - founder

PayPal Inc - founder

Slide Inc - founder



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Profile Country Date Funding
Raptr Inc Angel
Slide Inc N/A
AdRoll Inc Online social advertising network Series A
Brex Inc Series A
Brex Inc Series B
Mixpanel Inc Real-time web app analytics services N/A
Pinterest Inc Pinterest lets you organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web. Series A
TransferWise Ltd Money transfer platform. Seed
X1 Card N/A Initial investment
Yammer Inc Series E