Call to action: Time to end gender bias against women entrepreneurs around the world Singapore – March 7, 2018 – Women entrepreneurs appear to thrive better in more developed economies, findings from the second edition of the Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs (MIWE) revealed. Compared to their peers in emerging markets, women business owners in …
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Acquisition to drive cash displacement and innovation in emerging markets Johannesburg, South Africa – March 6, 2018 – Mastercard has completed its acquisition of mobile payments technology company Oltio from Standard Bank Group. The acquisition builds on Mastercard’s longstanding relationship with Oltio, a startup that pioneered and patented several mobile payments and banking solutions, including an …
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New solutions help industry players explore growth opportunities Mobile phones, smartphones and digital devices play an integral role in how people across the globe communicate, interact and transact. As expectations for related services continually grow, the mobile industry is becoming increasingly competitive. In fact, it could be argued that traditional data and airtime services are …
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Mastercard* and MegaFon have presented two joint initiatives at the interface between telecommunications and banking technologies at Mobile World Congress 2018 held in Barcelona from February 25 through March 1. Starting from March 1, MegaFon’s subscribers will be offered an opportunity to link their mobile phone account to Apple Pay or Samsung Pay by creating …
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At Eataly store Smeraldo, in Milan, Italy, everyone will be able to pay the bill with their mobile comfortably seated at their table Barcelona, February 28, 2018 ­— At Mobile World Congress, today Mastercard and Eataly announce a new partnership to roll out Eataly Pay app integrated with Masterpass, to enable multichannel, fast, simple and …
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