Mr. Max Levchin is a Founder and serves as Partner at SciFi VC. Mr. Max Levchin is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Affirm. Mr. Levchin Co-Founded PayPal Holdings. He is a Board Member at Emerald Cloud Lab, Unity Technologies, and Quid. He serves as the Executive Chairman at Upwards Labs Holdings. He is an Advisor of Anchorage. He was an Advisor of Crunchyroll. Prior to Affirm, he co-founded and was the Chairman of Glow. Prior to that, he co-founded and served as General Partner at SciFi VC, a venture capital firm. In 2004, he founded Slide, personal media-sharing service for social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook, which he sold to Google in August 2010. Also in 2004, he helped start Yelp, where he was the first investor in and Chairman of the Board from 2004 until 2015. He was a Board Member of Yahoo!, Yelp and Evernote. In 2002, he was named to the Technology Review TR100 as one of the top 100 innovators in the world as well as Innovator of the Year. He earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champagne. He also serves as Investment Partner at Nyca Partners. Mr. Levchin serves as Advisor at SignalFire.