How can the public sector understand the private sector better? This question was recently posed to me when I spoke on a panel discussion The Future Business Model of Aid, in Washington D.C. The Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources (F) turned 10 and hosted an event on foreign assistance to celebrate. It was an …
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MasterCard will apply its technology and expertise to help 100RC’s member cities develop critical tools to drive economic growth and improve the lives of citizens, businesses and tourists Purchase, NY and New York, NY – July 7, 2016 – Ahead of World Cities Summit (Singapore, July 10-14), MasterCard today announced it is partnering with 100 …
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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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