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

You are welcome Inc.‘s Founder Project podcast With Alexa Von Tobel, where we bring you the stories of courage, inspiration and drive that define the entrepreneurs who build the future. Every week, we dig into a founder’s professional playbook and uncover what makes them tick. In this week’s episode:

How Naysayers Marqueta. Can Boost Your Success 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. The “modern card issuer” that helps businesses issue custom credit card programs now works with customers in 39 countries, a team of nearly 900, and IPOed in 2021. Not a bad deal for sushi, but it wasn’t always easy: Gardner shares his strategy for persistence after nearly running out of money in 2015 in this episode, and why he deals with the challenge of people not trusting him. Inspired.

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