How Marketa’s Jason Gardner Is Advancing the Credit Card Industry

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How Naysayers Can Boost Your Success, Marqeta. with Jason Gardner

In 2010, over a sushi dinner with a friend, Jason Gardner found his next entrepreneurial adventure: transforming the credit card industry with Marketa. “Modern Card Issuers,” which helps businesses issue custom credit card programs, now works with customers in 39 countries. It also employs a team of around 900 and IPO-ed in 2021. Sushi wasn’t a bad deal, but it wasn’t always easy: In this episode, Gardner shares her strategies for persistence after nearly running out of money in 2015, and why she challenges people not to believe her. is filled with.

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