Privacy.com API

Programmable virtual cards for developers

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#3 Product of the DayJuly 12, 2018

On-the-fly card creation, closure, and configuration. Set your own rules for authorizing transactions by category and merchant.

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Boling JiangMakerHiring@bolingj · privacy.com
Hey PH! I’m really excited to share this with the community! It’s been a feature we’ve wanted to release for awhile - since our launch in fact. We believe that data portability and an open ecosystem will be table stakes for all fintech companies. You should have granular, differential control of your data. You should be able to grant access to specific functions or aspects of your financial account without wholesale sharing your account login information. You should be able to verify your identity without sharing other personal information. We ultimately intend for this API to be both read / write capable, including the ability to read transaction data, set rules programmatically, verify identity, create & manage virtual numbers, and transfer funds. That said, security is core to what we do at Privacy.com and this extends to our API. We want to empower developers to build applications on top of our API that delight users, without compromising their privacy or security. We’d greatly value your feedback as a user, developer, or information security professional. Cheers, Bo
Jasper Curry@jaspercurry · product goon
@bolingj Very cool! I'm an avid user of the app so it's great to see you release an API. How does this compare with www.marqeta.com ?
Boling JiangMakerHiring@bolingj · privacy.com
@jaspercurry Thanks for being an early supporter Jasper! We're free to use and more focused on empowering the end user and building an open ecosystem for our users - although we envision you'll be able to do similar things. I think Marqeta is more focused on enterprises and their business model / pricing reflects that.
Julian Dakar Joseph@julian88tex · Technical Support Rep, Classy.org
@bolingj This is pretty cool. Would QA and testing of cards be considered a valid use case? I remember early on this wasn't something supported, but its seems like an API could be used for just that. Thanks!
Miguel Piedrafita@m1guelpf · 16-year-old maker.
Is this available on Europe?
Boling JiangMakerHiring@bolingj · privacy.com
@m1guelpf Unfortunately not yet :(
Daniel GreenbergHunterHiring@15greenberg · Making weird internet
Brilliant idea - been huge fan of the product from day 1 and excited to see what comes out of the API
Boling JiangMakerHiring@bolingj · privacy.com
@15greenberg 🙏Thanks Daniel!
Yury Molodtsov@y_molodtsov · Day One Ventures
Exciting to see this great tool for the consumers expanding into other areas!
Boling JiangMakerHiring@bolingj · privacy.com
@y_molodtsov Thanks Yury!
Kyle McDonald@hustlinhack · Full Stack Developer
I've been waiting on this for so long, so excited to see this finally happen!
Boling JiangMakerHiring@bolingj · privacy.com
@hustlinhack Thanks Kyle! :)