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Affirm

affirm.com

Founded Year

2012

Stage

IPO | IPO

Total Raised

$1.775B

Date of IPO

1/13/2021

About Affirm

Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM) is a consumer finance company that seeks to provide shoppers with instant point-of-sale financing for online purchases. Affirm empowers shoppers to buy now and pay later in monthly installments and at reasonable interest rates through its transparent financing solutions.

Headquarters Location

650 California Street

San Francisco, California, 94108,

United States

855-423-3729

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Expert Collections containing Affirm

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Affirm is included in 10 Expert Collections, including Digital Health.

D

Digital Health

8,838 items

Startups recreating how healthcare is delivered

S

Store management tech (In-store retail tech)

1,568 items

Startups aiming to work with retailers to improve brick-and-mortar retail store operations.

F

Fintech 250

748 items

A

AI 100

99 items

D

Digital Lending

1,947 items

This collection contains companies that provide alternative means for obtaining a loan for personal or business use and companies that provide software to lenders for the application, underwriting, funding or loan collection process.

P

Payments

2,571 items

Companies and startups in this collection enable consumers, businesses, and governments to pay each other - online and at the physical point-of-sale.

Affirm Patents

Affirm has filed 18 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Payment systems
  • Loans
  • Mortgage
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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

6/17/2021

1/17/2023

Underwater diving safety, Diving medicine, Respiration, Breathing gases, Underwater breathing apparatus

Grant

Application Date

6/17/2021

Grant Date

1/17/2023

Title

Related Topics

Underwater diving safety, Diving medicine, Respiration, Breathing gases, Underwater breathing apparatus

Status

Grant

Latest Affirm News

AFRM SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Jakubowitz Law Reminds Affirm Shareholders of a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of February 6, 2023

Jan 27, 2023

News provided by Share this article Share this article NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Jakubowitz Law announces that a securities fraud class action lawsuit has commenced on behalf of shareholders of Affirm Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFRM ). To receive updates on the lawsuit, fill out the form: The lawsuit seeks to recover losses for shareholders who purchased Affirm between February 12, 2021 and December 15, 2021. Shareholders interested in acting as a lead plaintiff representing the class of wronged shareholders have until February 6, 2023 to petition the court. Your ability to share in any recovery doesn't require that you serve as a lead plaintiff. According to a filed complaint, Affirm Holdings, Inc. issued materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that:  (i) Affirm's "buy-now, pay-later" service facilitated excessive consumer debt, regulatory arbitrage, and data harvesting; (ii) the foregoing subjected Affirm to a heightened risk of regulatory scrutiny and enforcement action; and (iii) as a result, the Company's public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times. Jakubowitz Law is vigorous in pursuit of justice for shareholders who have been the victim of securities fraud. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes. CONTACT:

Affirm Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Affirm founded?

    Affirm was founded in 2012.

  • Where is Affirm's headquarters?

    Affirm's headquarters is located at 650 California Street, San Francisco.

  • What is Affirm's latest funding round?

    Affirm's latest funding round is IPO.

  • How much did Affirm raise?

    Affirm raised a total of $1.775B.

  • Who are the investors of Affirm?

    Investors of Affirm include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Spark Capital, Founders Fund, GIC, Fidelity Investments and 18 more.

  • Who are Affirm's competitors?

    Competitors of Affirm include Sunbit, Colendi, Quilo, Zilch, Carats & Cake, Pay.com, Scalapay, Anyday, ChargeAfter, Afterpay and 28 more.

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