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Bringing transparency to consumer credit

Bringing transparency to consumer credit

Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest, transparent, and friendly. Our mission is simple: deliver honest financial products to improve lives. Started by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, Affirm gives you the flexibility to buy now and make simple monthly payments for big purchases. Unlike traditional credit options, we show you exactly what you’ll owe up front: no penalty fees, no compounding interest. By letting you pay over time, Affirm is empowering consumers to advance their financial well-being.

Latest Stories and News

Affirm prepares IPO that could value fintech firm at up to $10 Billion

  • WSJ
  • 4 months ago
  • Affirm is laying the groundwork for an initial public offering that could value the financial-technology startup at as much as $10 billion.
  • The point-of-sale lender is working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. on a potential listing. The preparations are at an early stage and the company may not move forward with one. Affirm could also sell itself, potentially to a so-called blank-check company.
  • Affirm offers online shoppers the ability to pay for goods in installments through short-term loans. The option to finance purchases with Affirm appears on the websites of thousands of merchants ranging from Walmart Inc. to Expedia Group Inc.
  • Earlier this month Affirm said it was joining with Shopify Inc. to make the function available to the fast-growing e-commerce platform’s merchants, expanding its reach further.
Affirm prepares IPO that could value fintech firm at up to $10 Billion
Co-founder/CTO @PayPal; Founder/CEO @Slide; Founder/CEO HVF; angel, tinkerer, cyclist, spy.
Total raised


Funded over

3 rounds

Latest round

Series D (Apr 2016)