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Mastercard Announces Fintech Express

“Today, Mastercard launches Fintech Express in Europe, a programme designed to facilitate emerging fintechs’ launch and expansion. Leveraging the power of partnerships and Mastercard’s expertise, technology, and global network, startups will now be able to focus on innovation that drives the digital economy.”
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Mastercard Launches Recovery Insights Initiative to Inform Business and Government Economic Response Efforts

“Businesses and governments across the globe are looking for resources to help better manage the health, safety and economic risks presented by the recent pandemic. To assist in these efforts, Mastercard has launched Recovery Insights, a set of tools, innovation and research that can provide some certainty today and support data-driven decision-making for a more […]
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Mastercard Announces Consumer Protection Measures at The Pump

“Mastercard announced a new consumer protection program to address the fraud vulnerabilities that exist today at fuel merchants who have not completed the upgrade to safer and more secure EMV terminals. This new program has been put in place as the company shifts the EMV Automatic Fuel Dispenser (AFD) liability date to April 16, 2021 […]
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Mastercard Powers Faster, Seamless Online Shopping Experiences for Amazon Customers

“Today, Mastercard announced that Amazon customers in 12 countries across North America, Latin America, Middle East and Europe will have their stored card credentials tokenized. By replacing a consumer’s physical card number with a token, payment information is unique to each individual transaction and can be used only by the merchant that requested it. Amazon […]
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Mastercard Research Shows Surge in Digital Payments As E-commerce Reaches New Heights Around the World

“The way we shop is changing. With constraints imposed on our daily lives due to COVID-19, consumers are adopting new payment habits at an accelerated pace, according to a global study by Mastercard conducted in 15 markets. Consumers are increasingly moving away from cash and opting for contact-free and digital payments experiences – and they […]
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Splitit Partners With Mastercard

“Splitit Payments Ltd., a global payment solutions provider, announces that it has signed a multi-year agreement with global payments technology company, Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) (“Mastercard”) to accelerate the adoption of Splitit’s installment solution around the world. Splitit will leverage Mastercard’s network of partners to extend and scale installment functionality to consumers and merchants. It will […]
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Mastercard Partners With Facebook to Enable Brazilians to Send and Receive Money Using WhatsApp

“Today, Mastercard announced the extension of its partnership with Facebook to offer a new and innovative way for Brazilians to send and receive money from friends and family on the WhatsApp application. Mastercard cardholders banking with Nubank and Sicredi are among the first in Brazil to experience payments on WhatsApp. Additional banking partners are expected […]