Max Levchin’s Affirm Brings Installment Payments to Travel

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PayPal co-founder Max Levchin said his new startup Affirm is gaining traction when he spoke in June at Skift Tech Forum in Silicon Valley. On Tuesday, Levchin said Affirm is pivoting to focus on helping travel shoppers pay for their trips over time. Skift



Skift Take: PayPal co-founder Max Levchin said his new startup Affirm is piloting a new product where consumers can pre-qualify for a 20-day period with a specific merchant to add on items as they build out their trip, such as flights, hotels, rental cars, seat upgrades. The new effort will bring stiff competition to other startups like Uplift, Airfordable, and AirWallex.

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