Company announces Create & Cultivate partnership, Women’s Business Advisory Council and expanded relationship with Astia PURCHASE, NY – March 8, 2019 – The needs of women small business owners are immediate and specific.  They want a financial provider who will work for them by delivering community engagement, networking, mentorship opportunities and access to capital. In …
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Femly takes the prize as the winner of $25,000 and industry-expert consultation PURCHASE, NY – November 9, 2018 – Today Mastercard and Bank of America announced Arion Long, CEO and Founder of Femly, as the winner of the second annual Grow Your Biz Contest, which invited small business owners across the country to pitch how …
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When Mastercard made a commitment to bring affordable financial access to 500 million people by 2020 and 40 million micro merchants by 2021, many more promises came with it. In my role, the biggest of those promises is to uncover the systemic causes of financial inclusion among businesses; then gather insights, develop tools and forge …
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PURCHASE, NY, November 1, 2018 – Mastercard and global non-profit Accion today announced a first-of-its-kind partnership to bring their worldwide networks and resources together to transform millions of  underserved micro and small businesses around the world. Through insights, innovations and investments, the organizations will power microbusinesses to successfully operate in, and benefit from, the digital …
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Four finalists will pitch their business to the Grow Your Biz Panel for the opportunity to win $25,000 and industry-expert consultation PURCHASE, NY – September 5, 2018 – Sixty percent of small businesses nationwide are planning to grow their businesses over the next five years*. Mastercard and Bank of America want to help them do …
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