We’re excited to announce that Marqeta has been named Best Enterprise Technology Company at the 2019 LendIt Fintech Industry Awards. We’re honored to accept the award and are proud to receive such high recognition from one of the premiere fintech industry thought-leaders.
This award is in recognition of everything Marqeta’s payment card platform has done inspiring and accelerating new possibilities for the world’s most innovative companies. As a modern card issuer, we power physical, virtual, and tokenized payment cards and empower companies to get seamless payment experiences in market faster. We are the first company to bring new technology to the payments ecosystem in 20 years, with simple, modern and open APIs that provide real-time data and business insights, and we’re very proud of the work we do everyday to produce an industry-leading product and for the privilege to work with so many customers who are at the top of their fields.
This award comes at a great time for Marqeta. We were recently awarded Best Fintech Startup at the FinTech Breakthrough Awards and named as one of Forbes’ 2019 Fintech 50. We’ve also been featured recently in The New York Times and profiled at length in Forbes. This attention is the result of incredible work behind the scenes. Our company is currently growing dramatically. Revenue has doubled in each of the last three years and platform spend has increased exponentially year-over-year. We’re closing in on 300 employees and have expanded recently into Europe with an office now open in the UK.