Max Levchin helped build PayPal. Then he went onto tackle gaming at Slide. Now heâ€™s back in the world of payments and finance with his latest startup Affirm. a16zâ€™s Angela Strange talks with Levchin about Affirmâ€™s opportunity in the world of finance, and how it aims to build trust among a customer base that doesnâ€™t trust banks. Why building models around loans requires making bad loans, and finally, why everyone should start watching Kurosawaâ€™s "Seven Samurai" -- over and over.
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