Diverse class includes startups in blockchain, conversational commerce, smart transportation, cyber security and personal money management PURCHASE, June 21, 2016 – MasterCard today announced the 2016 summer class of its Start Path Global program – the company’s global effort to support innovative early-stage startups developing the next generation of commerce and fintech solutions. Selected from 500 …
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Testing Completed in Hours, Not Days or Weeks Purchase, N.Y. – June 20, 2016 – MasterCard today unveiled a new EMV chip terminal testing and certification program aimed at speeding chip adoption by U.S. merchants. MasterCard operates a chip terminal testing and certification process used by merchant bank acquirers and value-added resellers (VARs) before terminals …
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MasterCard releases new insights on economic impacts of tourism in Colombia Bogota, Medellin, Cali and Cartagena are the cities with the most foreign tourist spending.  Bogota, June 2016 – Against the backdrop of the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Medellin, MasterCard released a new analysis of foreign tourist spending in Colombia based on research …
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New facility to target five million micro, small and medium enterprises To tweet this news, copy and paste http://news.mstr.cd/1ZTYsoH to your Twitter handle with the #FinAccess2020 Washington, D.C., June 16, 2016—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and MasterCard have agreed to work together to broaden the use of electronic payments by micro, small and medium …
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Purchase, N.Y., June 14, 2016 – MasterCard today announced the appointment of Michael Fraccaro as chief human resources officer, succeeding Ron Garrow who decided to move with his family back to North Carolina after six years with the company. Fraccaro’s appointment is effective July 8, 2016. Garrow joined MasterCard in March 2010 as senior vice …
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