Patrick Collison Stripe, Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, House, Wedding, and Net Worth

Patrick Collison Bio | Wiki

Patrick Collison is a popular Irish billionaire entrepreneur who is the co-founder and CEO of Stripe, which he began with his younger brother, John Collison, in 2010. He received the 41st Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in 2005 at the age of sixteen. In 2020, Patrick founded Fast Grants to accelerate COVID-19-related science alongside Tyler Cowen. Patrick entered the 40th Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition with his project on artificial intelligence (nicknamed ‘Isaac’ following Isaac Newton, whom he admired), completing as individual runner-up.

He re-entered the next year and won first place at the age of sixteen on 14 January 2005. Patrick’s project involved the creation of Croma, a LISP-type programming language. Patrick’s prize of a €3,000 cheque and a trophy of Waterford Crystal was presented to him by President Mary McAleese. In 2010, Patrick’s younger brother Tommy participated in his project on blogging at the Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.

Patrick Collison Age

Patrick was born on September 9, 1988, in Dromineer, County Tipperary, Ireland. He is 35 years old. Patrick celebrates his birthday on September 9, every year.

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Patrick’s photo

Patrick Collison Height

He is a man of above-average stature. Patrick stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in ( Approx. 1.75m ).

Patrick Collison Family

He was born in Dromineer, County Tipperary, Ireland the son of microbiologist Lily and electronic engineer Denis Collison. Patrick and his brothers were brought up in the small village of Dromineer in County Tipperary. He has two brothers John and Tommy.

Patrick Collison Brother

He has two brothers John and Tommy. His brother John is a fellow co-founder and President of Stripe which they co-founded in 2010. As of 2022, as per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, John’s net worth was estimated at US$11.4 billion, ranking him the 187th wealthiest person in the globe and one of the richest people from Ireland.

Patrick Collison Wife | Fiance | Girlfriend | Married

Patrick is married to his wife Silvana Konermann a Swiss-American biochemist whose research involves CRISPR, Cas9, and their use in genome editing. The couple married in 2022. Silvana now serves as an assistant professor of biochemistry at Stanford University in California and has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from MIT. The two also co-founded the Arc Institute.

Patrick Collison Wedding

In 2022, he married his childhood sweetheart, Swiss scientist Silvana Konermann in a wedding ceremony in Italy attended by close friends and family members. The couple met when they were both taking part in the 2005 EU Young Scientist competition in Moscow when they were both 17.

Patrick Collison Education

Patrick took his first computer course when he was eight years old, at the University of Limerick, and started learning computer programming at the age of ten. He was educated in Gaelscoil Aonach Urmhumhan, Nenagh, prior to attending Castletroy College in Castletroy, County Limerick. He also studied Massachusetts Institute of Technology but eventually dropped out in 2009 following starting a business.

Patrick Collison Stripe

In 2010, he co-founded Stripe, which in 2011 got an investment of $2 million including from PayPal co-founders Elon Musk and Peter Thiel, and venture capital firms such as Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, and SV Angel. In November 2016, he and his brother became the world’s youngest self-made billionaires, worth at least $1.1 billion, following an investment in Stripe from CapitalG and General Catalyst Partners valued the company at $9.2 billion.

The two brothers were worth at least $3.2 billion each in 2017 following Stripe raised $150 million from CapitalG, an investment division of Google parent company Alphabet, and General Catalyst Partners. In 2018, Stripe, under the direction of the Collison brothers, donated $1 million to California YIMBY, a pro-housing development lobbying organization. In September 2019, it was reported that Stripe had raised an additional $250 million at a valuation of $35 billion. Together, the two brothers hold a controlling interest in Stripe and will be able to retain control should the company go public.

Silvana Konermann Patrick Collison

In April 2022, Patrick married Swiss-American biochemist Silvana Konermann and together they co-founded the Arc Institute. He met Silvana Konermann during the 2004 EU Young Scientist competition.

John And Patrick Collison

In 2007, Patrick founded “Shuppa” with his younger brother John in Limerick, Ireland. The company afterward merged with Auctomatic, which was funded by Y Combinator, and Patrick moved to Silicon Valley. He and his brother John were featured on a young Irish person’s rich list aired on an RTÉ TV show during the 2008 Christmas period.

Patrick Collison Blog

He uses his blog: to share projects.

Patrick Collison Website

As per Patrick’s website he currently lives in California and works at Stripe. Patrick grew up in Ireland and previously studied at MIT. His Email is [email protected].

Patrick Collison House | Home | House San Fransisco

In 2022, Patrick and his brother John bought a mansion in Co Laois next door to the €11.5 million home bought by one of the two, John. The Victorian Millbrook House, which sits on the De Vesci estate, cost considerably less – just €400,000. It was also obtained by Jersey-based Comhlacht na Feirme Ltd, which is backed by the Collisons.

Patrick Collison Sam Altman

In May 2023, he and Sam Altman discussed the future of AI and its implications for society. Sam argued that AI is a rare example of an extremely hype thing that almost everyone still underestimates the impact of in even the medium term. Patrick agreed and said that he believes AI will have a profound impact on the way we live and work. The two discussed the potential risks of AI, like job displacement and the development of autonomous weapons.

Patrick Collison Progress Studies

In 2019, Patrick also published an opinion piece in the same outlet with Tyler Cowen arguing for a new academic discipline called “Progress Studies”, which would also study the cultural and institutional conditions which lead to the most progress and higher standards of living.

Patrick Collison Arc Institute

He and his wife Silvana Konermann co-founded Arc Institute which is set to accelerate scientific progress and understand the root causes of complex diseases.

Patrick Collison Book

According to Patrick, he reads books and is interested in a broad range of subjects on history, technology, engineering, fiction, philosophy, and art. Patrick publishes the list of books he read on his website. In November 2018, he published a piece in The Atlantic with Michael Nielsen called Science is Getting Less Bang for its Buck, arguing that more investment in science hasn’t produced commensurate output.

Auctomatic Patrick Collison

In 2007, Patrick set up the software company ‘Shuppa’ (a play on the Irish word siopa, meaning ‘shop’) in Limerick alongside his brother John Collison. Enterprise Ireland did not allocate funding to the company, prompting a move to California following Silicon Valley’s Y Combinator showed interest, where they merged with two Oxford graduates, Harjeet and Kulveer Taggar, and the company became Auctomatic. On Good Friday of March 2008, Patrick, aged nineteen, and his brother, aged seventeen, sold Auctomatic to Canadian company Live Current Media, emerging millionaires.

Patrick Collison Net Worth

Patrick gets his wealth from his work as the co-founder and CEO of Stripe, a company that lets businesses and individuals accept payments via the Internet. Therefore, Patrick has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Patrick’s net worth is $5.5 billion.

How Old Is Patrick Collison

Patrick is a 35-year-old who was born on September 9, 1988, in Dromineer, County Tipperary, Ireland. Patrick celebrates his birthday on September 9, every year.

How Tall Is Patrick Collison

Patrick is a man of above-average stature who stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in ( Approx. 1.75m ).

Who Is Patrick Collison

He is the co-founder and CEO of Stripe, a company that lets businesses and individuals accept payments via the Internet. In April 2020, the firm raised an $850 million funding round with a valuation of $36 billion. He and his brother John hatched the idea for Stripe while both were in college in Cambridge at MIT. Patrick handles engineering and works as the public face of the company. An avid reader, Patrick keeps hundreds of books on his shelves on topics including physics, feminism, and literary criticism.

Patrick Collison Social Media Handles

Twitter – @patrickc

Instagram – patrickcollison