Profile of Marqeta Founder Who Built a $2bn Business

Forbes has published an interesting piece on Jason Gardner, the founder of payments processor Marqeta; the company recently raised a round valuing it at nearly $2 billion; Gardner reflects on how the company struggled, at one point moving to a weekly budget and cutting his salary by 40%; other executives followed suit in order to save on costs; the company has since come a long way, doubling revenue every year since 2016; in 2018 the company pulled in almost $150 million according to sources. Source

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