The DL on CockroachDB – Startups

As college students at Berkeley, Spencer Kimball and Peter Mattis created a successful open-source graphics program, GIMP, which got the attention of Google. The duo ultimately joined Google, and even personally got kudos from Sergey Brin and Larry Page. Kimball and...

Visa to buy UK payments start-up Currencycloud

A Visa debit card.Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesLONDON — Visa said Thursday it has agreed to buy British payments start-up Currencycloud, in its second major fintech acquisition of 2021.The deal values Currencycloud at £700 million ($962 million), Visa said....