Disruption wins: Afterpay sells to Square for $39 Billion

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Afterpay broke the consumer credit system by passing on fees to merchants instead of consumers.

It’s a system that quickly appealed to generations used to internet-driven instant gratification, and this week has delivered a huge pay day to the company’s co-directors and investors.

Buy Now, Pay Later: The Extraordinary story of Afterpay tells of the unpredictable rise of a company that led to Australia’s biggest corporate buy out in history.

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