Awards we’ve won along the way


Disruptor 50 Award

The CNBC Disruptors are 50 private companies developing revolutionary new technology and influencing business and market competition at an accelerated pace. Earned in 2020.


Fintech 50 Award

The top 50 list of private companies that are transforming finance through technology. Earned in 2019 and 2020.

Fast Company

50 Most Innovative Award

Fast Company’s ranking of the 50 businesses that are making the biggest impact in 2021 and helping to change the world.

Life at Marqeta

We’re a diverse team on a mission to help innovators change the way money moves. We value community and each other. Our work environment reflects our priorities, and we strive to learn, grow, connect, and create every day.

How we work
During the last two years, we’ve found that we all crave flexibility in when and where we work. Our Flexible First approach redefines how we think about work, enabling individuals to create a balance that best suits their working style and preferences. As a Marqetan, you have the choice to work remotely, from a Flex Studio co-working space, or from one of our global offices, depending on your location. Our offices are located in Oakland, CA, London, UK, Manchester, UK and Melbourne, Australia.

We are proud of our culture

Hear why employees love working at Marqeta.

Best company in the East Bay

Marqeta is doing fintech right. The business is growing really well and the people are some of the best I’ve worked with. Challenging, fulfilling work. One of the best companies in the Bay Area and hands down the best in the East Bay. This company is being built to last and I’m proud to be a part of helping it do that.

Great product, leadership and company culture

I have loved my time at Marqeta so far! The product has a great market fit and is a true leader in its category. They hire smart, driven, and talented people across all levels and employees are encouraged to take on new challenges and invest in their personal growth, which is extremely important. I appreciate how the leadership team takes action and makes improvements based on employee feedback and genuinely cares about the people at the company. 

Values-driven business that is shining during a difficult time

With COVID-19, I have been impressed with the care that the leadership has shown to adapt the work culture to difficult circumstances: serving our customers, regular communications and updates, and supporting a fully remote office now with everything from reimbursing for office equipment to virtual office hours with the CEO.

Our engineers are building modern tools to change how money moves

Values we live by

Quality Focused

  • We are proud of the work we do.
  • We strive to always improve.
  • Build to be strong, sturdy and lasting.

Connect the Customer

  • Build enduring and trusting relationships.
  • Set expectations and beat them.
  • Provide a delightful experience.

Lead Innovation

  • Lean into the unknown and find the path forward.
  • Welcome the new and embrace change.
  • We challenge limits and find new heights.

Deliver Results

  • Keep it simple and find a solution.
  • Act like an owner, and deliver the best outcome.
  • Be reliable and consistent.

Everyone Belongs

  • Be your authentic self.
  • Empower, respect, value, and include each other.
  • Demonstrate empathy and celebrate our diversity.

Marqeta Cares

  • Invest in corporate social responsibility.
  • Our people, technology and resources make a positive impact in our community.
  • Be responsible stewards of the environment.

Build One Marqeta

  • We lean into thoughtful transparency.
  • We do what’s right for all of us, not one of us.
  • We succeed together.

Because we’re human



We believe in generously recognizing each other’s talents and contributions, and sharing the goodness we see. 

Health and wellness

Health and wellness

We cover your premiums for health, dental, and vision. Plus, your pet gets his/her/its own insurance, on us. 

Flexible time off

Flexible time off

We take time to relax and recharge when needed. We have unlimited time off for most employees and encourage an average of 5 weeks per year.

Marqeta paid family leave

Marqeta paid family leave

We support all families. We offer 12 weeks of paid leave for all new parents and up to 20 for birthing parents. We also offer 4 weeks of caregiving leave.

401k match

401k match

We invest in your future. We’ll match 50% of your contribution and up to 6% of your salary.

Meaningful equity

Meaningful equity

As owners of the company, we’re all in this together. Full-time employees will receive equity in Marqeta. 

Giving back

Giving back

We recognize we’re part of a larger community and encourage employees to donate their time and expertise to organizations they support.

Monthly stipend

Monthly stipend

You’ll get an additional monthly stipend on your paycheck to help fund your daily commute, cell phone, and/or internet connectivity.

Stock discount

Stock discount

The Employee Stock Purchase Program allows employees to buy discounted company stock

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