7 startups from across Europe selected as part of the first class for the Start Path accelerator September 3, 2014– Today, MasterCard is announcing the first class of 7 leading European startups that are developing innovative commerce solutions as part of the inaugural MasterCard Start Path accelerator class. The startups were selected after an extensive …
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Projection for U.S. Chip Card Issuance in Largest Payment Market Indicates Significant Progress Acquirer and Merchant Forecast in Development NEW YORK – August 13, 2014 – The Payments Security Task Force (PST) today provided an update on its discussions and activities since its inception. The task force, which represents a diverse group of U.S. electronic payment …
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There are many passionate entrepreneurs out there who work tirelessly to get their online business up and running.  They register their company, they patent their product, they trademark their brand, but many do not think through payments and how to comply with sales tax laws. Too often, the e-commerce aspects of running an online business, …
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Carolyn Balfany, SVP Product Development at MasterCard, addresses EMV. She explains: a) what it is and b) how it will benefit the entire payments ecosystem.   The days of credit and debit cards with black magnetic stripes across the back are not the future. The U.S. is moving toward EMV and chip cards. The media …
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