Our cofounders, Bill and Rich, held a fundamental belief: that new data & technology could be used to provide a better user experience around payments - and so WePay was born.

Here's a timeline of the WePay journey:

2009

Co-Founders Bill Clerico and Rich Aberman hire first employee
and raise seed money from Y-Combinator.

Raises $1.75MM from August Capital, Max Levchin, Eric Dunn, SVAngel, Mark Goines, Paul Buchheit, Angus Davis and others.

2010

Launches group payments to the public.
Raises $7MM from Highland Capital Partners and moves to
the "Lucky Office" - former home of PayPal and Google

2011

Launches its API platform -
allowing partners to leverage its expertise in
payments, risk management and support

2012

Raises $10MM in funding led by Ignition Partners.

2013

Announces 3X API Partner growth and 2 year milestones.
API platform overtakes its direct channel to become the largest and fastest growing portion of its business.

Processing up to $1.5MM / day for crowdfunding platforms

2014

Raises $15MM Series C funding from Continental Investors to accelerate API growth.

  • 300 API Partners
  • 250K Users
  • Gold Stevie Award for Customer Service

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