Hello world. We are live.

By Jason Gardner, CEO The life of a company has many milestones, some major and some minor. The launch is major. It’s the beginning. A year and half ago we started with the idea that the act of committing money to a merchant up front, before taking possession of any goods or services, should be…

The Golden Marqeta Card

By Scott Shamberg, VP Marketing Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory is one of my favorite movies of all time. I still watch it after flipping through channels late at night or if my kids want to pop in the DVD. No matter how many times you watch it, you’re always so excited for Charlie….

Welcome to marQetplace

This is marQetplace, a blog written and updated by the Marqeta team. The word market is defined as a “public gathering for the buying and selling of merchandise.”  Marqeta believes this “gathering” is more than a simple exchange of currency for goods.  More and more, it’s about the personalization of that exchange:  we expect recognition,…