Marqeta-Mastercard Partnership Boosts European FinTech Launches

U.S. card issuing platform Marqeta is now a European-certified processor through a partnership with Mastercard that aims to help FinTechs in the region get to market faster. Founded in 2010, Marqeta helps third parties like Square, Affirm, DoorDash, Kabbage and Instacart build and offer card services to their customers through its open API. It will now work with the payments giant on a program to allow Mastercard issuers in Europe to build, test and launch digital-first card programs, providing instant access to a sandbox and fully published API documentation...