In 2005 at the age of 16, Patrick Collison was the recipient of the 41st Young Scientist of the Year for his work with Lisp. Before Patrick’s last year of High School he left early to attend MIT. During his first quarter of freshman year, Patrick founded Auctomatic and joined Y Combinator. At the age of 19 and ten months after incorporating, the company was bought by Live Current Media for $5MM. In early 2010 John and his brother Patrick began working on Stripe together. It was recently announced that Stripe raised $18MM at a $100MM valuation. Excited to have him tell his story first at Startup Grind.
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6pm - Networking
7pm - Fireside Chat With Patrick
8pm - Networking/Light Dinner
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When & Where
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