March 2021 – At the height of the global Covid-19 pandemic, Nedbank became the first bank to offer small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) the ability to turn their cellphones into a payment acceptance device with the launch of its Tap-on-phone functionality in October 2020. Following a successful closed pilot in June, the easily downloadable app has …
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Dubai, UAE – 2 April 2019: Mastercard (NYSE: MA) has won the title of ‘Future of Payments Company of the Year’ at the inaugural 2019 Arabian Business Technology Awards. The award was given in recognition of Mastercard’s continuous innovation to realizing the future of payment technologies across the Middle East and North Africa and reimagining …
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Johannesburg, South Africa, 28 June 2018 – Mastercard is celebrating small and medium-sized businesses on United Nations World SME Day, a day that aims to raise awareness of the significant contributions these businesses around the world make to economic growth and sustainable development. Formal and informal small, micro and medium enterprises (SMMEs) that employ fewer …
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Johannesburg, South Africa, 14 November 2017 – Mastercard is collaborating with Durban-based tech company Spazapp, to bring secure, seamless and convenient mobile payments to thousands of informal traders and convenience stores, better known as spaza shops, in South Africa. By combining their expertise and reach, the companies intend to unlock economic growth by helping informal …
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Hundreds of MSMEs will receive Mobile Point of Sale devices, enabling them to accept electronic payments for the first time To tweet this news : << MasterCard launches Nigeria’s first MSME focused Acceptance Development Program #cashless http://news.mstr.cd/1GPpAvA>>  LAGOS, NIGERIA – March 25, 2015 – Today, MasterCard launched Nigeria’s first Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) …
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