Tagged: Simon Khalaf

2024 Fintech Highlights Include AI, Personalization, Embedded Finance : Marqeta Experts

Marqeta executives predict that artificial intelligence (AI), the evolution of credit cards, and the increasing demand for customer choice will be important trends in 2024. CEO Simon Khalaf said the boring old credit card should get a facelift next year. While proving extremely popular, with… Read More

Marqeta Updates Credit Card Platform

Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ), a credit card management service, has updated is platform with new tools and a “one-stop shop” for launching credit programs. Marqeta said that the new offerings provide a complete solution for embedded finance, and it is able to support any type of… Read More

Marqeta Acquires Power Finance

Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ) has announced the acquisition of Power Finance, a credit card management platform. Marqeta said in a public statement that it aims to boost its capabilities and leadership in the business of modern card issuing.  Marqeta said the purchase is expected to close… Read More

Marqeta Announces New CEO as Founding CEO Jason Gardner Becomes Executive Chairman

  Simon Khalaf has been appointed as Marqeta’s (NASDAQ:MQ) new CEO, effective January 31, 2023. Previously Marqeta’s Chief Product Officer, Khalaf will also be joining Marqeta’s board of directors. Marqeta’s founding CEO Jason Gardner will now become the Executive Chairman of Marqeta. Gardner was previously… Read More

Marqeta Announces Web Push Provisioning Product, Expanding Payment Card Tokenization Capabilities

Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ), the global modern card issuing platform, announced its new web push provisioning product. With web push provisioning, Marqeta customers can “reduce friction at the point-of-sale and enable their users to pay directly from their mobile wallets without requiring them to download a… Read More

Marqeta, Blockchain.com Partner Up on Visa Card

The lines continue to blur between more traditional Fintechs and digital asset platforms. Today, Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ) has announced a partnership with Blockchain.com to provide a Visa card that now claims 50K+ sign-ups at launch. The new card, first available to US customers, will be fee-free… Read More

Banking as a Service: Marqeta Announces New Digital Banking Products as it Expands Fintech Offerings

Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ), best known for its “modern-card” management and issuance platform, is now moving into banking. According to a company release, Marqeta has revealed seven banking products, including: Accounts – Demand Deposit Accounts ACH with Plaid Direct Deposit with an Early Pay option Cash… Read More

Visa Program Unlocks Opportunities in Creator Economy

Creators are driving a “revolution” in digital commerce and culture – producing content that entertains, engages, and “educates online communities in powerful new ways.” To serve this growing category of small business, Visa (NYSE: V) announced “the launch of the Visa Ready Creator Commerce program.”… Read More

Bread Financial Enlists Marqeta for Virtual Cards, BNPL

Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ) has announced that Bread Financial (NYSE: BFH) will be using their services for an in-store checkout experience for shoppers using Bread PayTM, its suite of Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) products. Bread Financial is expected to launch the Bread PayTM One-Time Use… Read More

Simon Khalaf Joins Marqeta from Twilio as Chief Product Officer

Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ)has announced that Simon Khalaf will step in as the company’s new Chief Product Officer. Khalaf arrives at Marqeta after working at Twilio as Vice President of the firm’s core products. Marqeta states that Khalaf will be responsible for the strategic direction, development, and… Read More

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