September 18th : The Credit Card is 61 years old today

The Original BankAmericard

On September 18th, 1958 the modern day credit card was born in Fresno, California. It would take the small California bank a few years to turn a profit with the gimmick, but it eventually did…and boy did it take off! Driving trillions of dollars of commerce across the globe. Andreesen Horowitz has a fun little story posted today. Take a read HERE.


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