Fintech startups around the world are designing a digital future by facilitating commerce that is centered on consumer choice and experience. In fact, in 2016 more than 1,500 of them applied to Mastercard Start Path Global – our effort to support later-stage startups who are reshaping the future of finance and commerce. Three years of evaluating …
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Ground breaking new guidelines layout best practice for the financial industry to engage and include the next generation Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 30 March 2017 – Today, Child & Youth Finance International (CYFI) and Mastercard are launching a groundbreaking guide on banking and payment products for minors. Unique in its approach, the ‘Safer Payment Products for …
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Masterindex reveals strong uptake of e-commerce across Europe with different trends from country to country Europeans are avid online shoppers according to the first Masterindex on pan-European e-commerce and new payment trends. With the European market for e-commerce expected to grow by 45% from 2015 to 2018[1], a Mastercard survey of consumers in over 20 …
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Doing Well by Doing Good Coffee

February 28, 2017 02:03

How Mastercard mobile payment technology is helping London’s homeless become baristas For a nation of supposed tea drinkers, British people consume more than 70 million cups of coffee each day. This is an upward trend that shows no signs of slowing. Consumer palates are becoming increasingly refined in an ultra-competitive market where it’s not about …
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I remember my first few weeks working for Mastercard. I was fresh out of college and suddenly found myself thrown into a seemingly convoluted world of payments. At twenty-two years old, the only things I knew about payments were that I had a debit card and that I was applying for a newly minted Mastercard …
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