Ryan Marquis Banked on Plastc, a New Digital Credit Card, and Made $5 Million in 7 Days
Back in 2011, after buying a fruit smoothie and noticing a Google Wallet icon on the cash register, serial entrepreneur Ryan Marquis realized that there was a significant shift happening in the retail world from physical credit cards to digital payments. His began to visualize what digital payments could look like, and within a short time, he launched Plastc.
According to Marquis, the Plastc Card device is the most intelligently designed, full-featured, and secure payment device on the market. In conjunction with the Plastc Wallet app, the Plastc Card can store credit, debit, gift, loyalty, membership, and even key cards on a single device. Each Plastc Card is equipped with a secure PIN lock, proximity alerts, and a unique "Return Me" mode, making it more secure than both traditional credit cards and other payment technologies.
In this Behind the Brand video interview, Marquis talks about the work it takes to run a successful tech start up like Plastc, including the importance of delivering on promises and how his self-starter marketing campaign made his new company over $5 million within the first seven days.
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