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Mark Carney Joins Stripe Board Ahead of New Funding Round (2)

Feb. 21, 2021, 4:50 PM

Former governor of the Bank of England and Bank of Canada Mark Carney has been appointed to the board of Stripe Inc. amid reports that the financial technology business is preparing a new funding round.

“The very nature of commerce has changed over the past decade,” Carney said in a statement posted on Stripe’s website, and sees the internet as the engine for strong and inclusive economic growth.

Carney, who is the United Nations special envoy for climate action, will help guide Stripe in its efforts to enable more businesses to bring funding to emerging carbon removal technologies, according to ...