Facebook wants to become “the” Internet. But that is not something new. Back in 2008 when they launched the FB Platform and a year later the Like button, they have been trying to become an OS instead of just a Social Network.
Stripe introduced a new policy: Bring your own team :-) Apply as a team and get hired as a team. This is either a brilliant way to scale acqui-hires or to grab whole teams from dull corporates. We thing it is pretty cool!