Student Post: Friends That Pay Together Stay Together: How Venmo has Gained Recognition by Exploiting Social Ties


“Neither a borrower nor a lender be; for loan oft loses both itself and friend.” Polonius’s sage advice handed down throughout the generations lost its urgency for Penn students a year ago. Venmo, a startup by Penn graduates Andrew Kortina and Iqram Magdon-Ismail, has revolutionized reciprocity between friends by makingRead More