Shakepay customers will be able to sign up for a Marqeta-powered Visa card and spend money directly from their account.
Shakepay, a Montreal-based platform that allows Canadians to buy, sell and send bitcoin, announced today that it has partnered with Marqeta, a card-issuing platform to support the launch of a new Visa prepaid card for its customers.
The Shakepay card offers bitcoin cashback on everything users buy. All bitcoin refunds will be settled to the Shakepay bitcoin balance and will be separate from the Shakepay card balance.
Founded in 2015, Shakepay is a leading platform for digital currency trading in Canada. Shakepay reported that its platform has facilitated purchases and sales in excess of $ 2 billion to date and has served more than 420,000 Canadians to date.
Founded in 2010, Marqeta is a global and modern card issuing platform and supports some of the world’s leading innovators such as Square, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Uber, Affirm, Instacart and DoorDash by providing advanced infrastructure and tools for high-level usage and configurable payment solutions.