Takes acceptance of electronic payments to where the financially excluded live and shop  To tweet this news, copy and paste http://newsroom.mastercard.com/?p=57865 to your Twitter handle Purchase, N.Y., June 27, 2016— Today, MasterCard set a goal to connect 40 million micro and small merchants to its electronic payments network within five years. This expands on the company’s Universal Financial …
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In celebration of World Refugee Day on June 20, MasterCard recognizes the 65 million refugees displaced from their homes and seeking refuge throughout the world. By leveraging our technologies and products such as MasterCard Aid Network and Prepaid, MasterCard collaborates with partners to provide essential services at the most critical times of refugees’ lives. To date, …
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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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The power of digital is everywhere in modern society – transcending borders and cultural barriers. More than 1 in 3 people in the world will be using smartphones within the next two years and,  by 2019, almost 200 billion transactions a year will be made via mobile phones and tablets. But, as most of us …
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