Fintech firm Marqeta has hired its first UK employee as it prepares to launch in Europe
- Marqeta, an American card-issuing fintech firm is preparing to launch in Europe.
- It has hired its first employee in the continent, based in London, and is preparing to open a formal office.
- “[We] have always seen ourselves a global issuer-processor and Europe is obviously an enormous market,” CEO Jason Gardner said.
SAN FRANCISCO — Californian fintech firm Marqeta has hired its first London employee as it gears up to launch in Europe in 2018.
The Oakland firm, founded in 2010, provides underlying payment card technology that helps power some big startups including fintech firms like Square and Kabbage and on-demand startups like Instacart and